The big 6

Bacteria: Salmonella typhi

Illnesses: typhoid fever.

Commonly linked foods: Ready-to-eat foods , beverages

Most common symptoms: diarrhea, fever, and abdominal cramps,loss of appetite

Most important prevention measures: prevent cross-contamination

Other prevention measure : Always wash hands

Bacteria: Shigella spp

illnesses :higella dysenteriae, S. flexneri, S. boydii, and S. sonnei

common linked foods: potatoes , tuna, shrimp, macaroni , chicken

symptoms:bloody diarrhea ,fever, abdominal pains

Prevention methods: Practice personal hygiene

Bacteria: nontyphoidal salmonella

illnesses: salmonellosis

common linked foods: poultry and eggs , dairy products, produce

most common symptoms: Diarrhea ,abdominal cramps, vomiting, fever

1. What of the following is NOT a commonly linked food of salmonella?

a.Ready-to-eat foods




2. What is the illness for salmonella ?

3.What is one prevention method for shigella spp?

4.Name 2 symptoms from nontyphoidal salmonella.

5.What would be reason for salmonella?

a. Uncooked poultry

b.sick employee

c. cross-contamination

d. All of the above

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