Salmonella enterica

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  • Essay about Salmonella enterica typhi

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    Salmonella enterica typhi Introduction: Worldwide, typhoid fever affects roughly 17 million people annually, causing nearly 600,000 deaths. The causative agent, Salmonella enterica typhi (referred to as Salmonella typhi from now on), is an obligate parasite that has no known natural reservoir outside of humans. Little is known about the historical emergence of human S. typhi infections, however it is thought to have caused the deaths of many famous figures such as British author and poet

  • Salmonell A Common Bacteria

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    The importance of doing this investigation was necessary as this microorganism, Salmonella is a common bacteria encountered in daily life. Salmonella is a bacterium that is found in a wide variety of animals and mammals (Weese and Fulford, 2011). Gram negative bacteria exhibit appendages on outer surfaces known as pili (Lo et al., 2014). The pili is also named fimbriae, these are chains of protein that form filaments that extend from the outer surface of bacterial cells enabling them to adhere to

  • Salmonell A Major Cause Of Foodborne Illness Worldwide

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    Salmonella enterica sub enterica are a major cause of foodborne illness worldwide. Contaminated food products such as pork, meat, milk, fruits, vegetables, egg and egg products are the common vehicles of Salmonella infections (Hur et al., 2012). It is estimated that gastric illness caused by Salmonella spp. accounts for 93.8 million cases and 155,000 deaths worldwide each year (Majowicz et al., 2010). This statistic clearly indicate that Salmonella infections are public health and financial global

  • Salmonella – description, pathogenesis, symptoms Essay

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    Salmonella – description, pathogenesis, symptoms Salmonella is a gram-negative bacillus that causes inflammation of the GI tract and in some cases, if the immune response is not sufficiently powerful and treatment is not administered, can become systemic and cause even more serious conditions throughout the body. After ingestion, these bacteria cause infection by invading the epithelial cells of the small intestine and macrophages. Though there are more than two thousand different subspecies of

  • The Communicable Disease Typhoid Fever

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    Introduction For my research proposal I would like to talk about the communicable disease typhoid fever, which affects a plethora of people in India every year. I choose to propose this communicable disease because of my grandfather, whom is an advocate for increase funding against this terrible disease. In my paper I would like to compare and contrast the developing country, which is India to the USA. I would like to compare and contrast how typhoid fever affects each country every year, what the

  • Egrets Research Essay

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    What they found was a Salmonella Typhimurium infection, a type of bacteria that can cause many illnesses in both animals and humans. It is most commonly known as Salmonella the food-borne illness you get from eating contaminated food leading to food poisoning. There are three types of Salmonella, two of which are more severe than the one researchers found on the Egret bird. The two are called Non-Typhoid Salmonella which are Salmonella Javiana and Salmonella Enteritidis, non-typhoid can cause

  • Step 1: Gather Background Information . This Case Study,

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    Step 1: Gather Background Information This case study, finalized and updated onto the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, talks about the Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Wandsworth Infections Linked to Veggie Booty. Publishing this outbreak onto their website makes it very beneficial and helps the public realize the importance of food health. Food health is just as important as overall public health. It is essential because people need to consume food in order to live, and if their food

  • Salmonella Of Salmonella And Enteritidis

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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

  • 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

  • Essay Salmonella and Enteritis or Systemic Diseases

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    Salmonella Introduction Salmonella is known as a gram-negative, rod shaped bacillus. It is a facultative anaerobe in the family Enterobacteriaceae (Todar). There are more than 1,000 known types of Salmonella, with ranging levels of toxicity (Jones), accounting for 60% of all bacterial diseases (Curtello). Salmonellosis has affected over 1.4 million people per year in the United States, including more than 500 fatal cases (Jones). This organism has a wide host range with abilities to attack both animals