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    Salmonella is a communicable disease that is caused by the salmonella enterica bacterium. There are many types of this bacteria including salmonella Typhimurium and Enteritidis. Salmonella is most common in young children and elderly who have impaired immune systems meaning they are more likely to contract infections. Salmonella is one of the most reported causes of food poisoning in the UK. Types: All types of salmonella come from the genus Salmonella, the bacteria then gets divided up into categories

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    today is from a group of bacteria, Salmonella (Foodsafety.gov, n.d.). As reported by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention [CDC] (2014), Salmonella causes an estimated 1.2 million illnesses annually leading to 19,000 hospitalizations and a mortality of 380 (CDC, 2014). This cost was reported to be more than $3.7 billion in 2013 (Foodsafety.gov, n.d.)! The two most common kinds of Salmonella in the United States are Salmonella serotype Typhimurium and Salmonella serotype Enteritidis with Salmonellosis

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    Pathogens Of Salmonella

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    Salmonella is a group of rod-shaped gram-negative bacteria, which causes a foodborne illness called salmonellosis. Salmonella germs have been known to cause illness for over 100 years. The Salmonella family includes over 2,500 serotypes of bacteria. Of these, the most common serotypes associated with human illness are salmonella enterica serovar typhimurium (S.Typhimurium) and S. enterica serovar Enteritidis (S. Enteritidis). (Kyung-Min Lee, 2015) Salmonella is widely dispersed in nature. Since

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    contaminated with Salmonella Montevideo and Salmonella Senftenberg. It was discovered after a total of 11 people were infected with the strains of Salmonella Montevideo and Salmonella Senftenberg, CDC and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) collaborated to investigate this outbreak. After interviewing ill people, eight out of 10 of the ones interviewed, reported eating pistachios the week before they started getting ill from the article, “Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo and Salmonella Senftenberg

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    Symptoms Of Salmonella

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    Salmonella is a bacterial disease of the intestinal tract. Salmonella is a group of bacteria. It causes typhoid fever (an infectious bacterial fever with an eruption of red spots on the chest and abdomen and severe intestinal irritation), food poisoning (an illness caused by bacteria or other toxins in food, typically with vomiting and diarrhea), gastroenteritis (inflammation of the stomach and intestines, typically resulting from bacterial toxins or viral infection and causing vomiting and diarrhea)

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    Infection Of Salmonella

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    The Salmonella enterica bacteria is an intestinal infection that is caused by contact with infected animals or by eating contaminated food. The spread of this infection is most common in infants, elderly people, or patients whose immune system is weak. Before an infection of Salmonella can occur, approximately between 100,000 and 100,000,000 Salmonella enterica bacteria must be swallowed. Once the bacteria invades the intestinal wall, inflammation is triggered where they can also produce irritable

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    Salmonella Effect

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    There have been numerous times where I have been affected by Salmonella, so it was easy to swing towards Salmonella as the CBRN choice. Salmonella is found in everyday food products such as raw chicken, raw beef, raw fish, raw eggs and unpasteurized milk (foodsafety.gov). Salmonella can also be found on reptiles, amphibians, birds and even pet treats (foodsafety.gov). People will start to feel symptoms within four to seven days, which include: nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea, fever

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    Salmonella Research Paper

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    INTRODUCTION Salmonellosis is a disease caused by the bacteria salmonella. Characterised usually by acute onset of fever, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, nausea and sometimes vomiting. Onset of disease symptoms occurs 6 - 72 hours (usually 12-36 hours) after ingestion of salmonella, and illness lasts 2-7 days. Symptoms of salmonellosis are relatively mild and patients will make a recovery without specific treatment in most cases (WHO). Salmonella being a foodborne illness pathogen causes severe debilitating

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    The Salmonella Case Study

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    Step 1: Identify Preliminary Issues The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported the multistate outbreak of human salmonella linked with live and frozen feeder rodents. Salmonella is a human and animal pathogen that has many different serotypes, but one of the most common serotypes is Salmonella Typhimurium, which this specific case focuses on. Salmonella can easily spread to people that are in contact with infected animals, including reptiles, amphibians, rodents, birds, livestock, as

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    Salmonella Case Study

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    In 1984, members of the Rajneeshee, a Buddhist cult, created the biological agent salmonella and contaminated the salad bar at Shakey's Pizza in The Dalles, Ore. They also contaminated blue-cheese dressing, table-top coffee creamers and potato salads at 10 local restaurants and a supermarket. They poured it into a glass of water and handed it to a judge. They used the biological agent against the district attorney, a doctor, and a dentist. Their plan was to seize control of the county government

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