Salmonella : )

By: Keanna Daniels

Salmonella is a bacterium that occurs mainly in the intestines,especially a serotype causing food poisoning. Is a genus of rod-shaped,Gram-negative bacteria there are about 2,500 types of salmonella,But the most common are Salmonella typhimurium and Salmonella enteritidis, of which there are around six subspecies and innumerable serovars.Anybody is at risk for salmonella.The symtoms of salmonella are diarreah,fever,abdominal craps,and also dehydration.They develop 12 to 72 hours after the infection and the illness usually last 4 to 7 days.Most people recover without treatment.Salmonella can be dangerous to some people,only a small percentage dies but most people recover without treatment.To prevent salmonella you should wash your hands before you eat,Cook all you food throughly,Dont eat or drink anything that's spoiled or raw.

This video is a really good way to provide you with information about salmonella illness.It gives you facts about what causes salmonella and the symtoms.

In this video it tells you about salmonella Typhimurium,it explains how it is prevented and it gives you a description on what it is doing to your body.

This is a bacterial cell.This is what goes in our body when we eat bacterial food.

Poultry is one of the sources that causes salmonella.this diagram list the number of outbreaks each year from salmonella that is caused by poultry.

Raw meat,Poultry,raw milk,raw eggs and raw egg products,and cheese are the sources of salmonella.

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