Salmonella (non-typhoidal)

Sites

  • Small bowel
  • Can spread to cause osteomyelitis, endocarditis; in particular if compromised host

Etiology

  • Gram negative rod

Risk Factors

  • Exposure from eating infected eggs, chicken, milk
  • Also exposure to pet turtles

Symptoms

  • D
  • N
  • V
  • Cramps
  • Often w/bloody stools
  • Incubation 12h to 3d; most recover in 4-7d

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