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    A rod shaped bacteria , Salmonella ,that usually inhabits the gut of human and animal.

    An immuno compromised person is always at higher risk of getting infection. Salmonella may lead to death but it is too rare. From over a million cases of salmonellosis only a few hundreds lead to death. Severe dehydration and invasive infection are those factors that might result in death of the victim. Following are the groups of people who are at higher risk of getting dead due to salmonella infection:

    older adults

    infants and young children

    pregnant women

    Immunocompromised persons with AIDS or cancer etc
    sickle cell disease, or kidney disease, diabetes like chronically diseased persons

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