- 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.
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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