food poisoning caused by consumption of food contaminated with bacteria of the genus Salmonella, characterized by the sudden onset of abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea, and fever.
- salmonella poisoning,
- salmonella schottmülleri,
- salmonella typhi,
- salmonella typhimurium,
- salmonella typhosa,
Origin of salmonellosis
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Infection with bacteria of the genus Salmonella, characterized by gastroenteritis and fever, and caused especially by eating improperly stored or undercooked foods.
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