Answer ( 1 )


    The epidemiology of Salmonella infections is related to
    the ingestion of food and water contaminated by human and animal wastes. Salmonella typhi, the cause of typhoid fever, is transmitted only by humans, but all other species have a significant animal as well as human reservoir.
    Human sources are either persons who temporarily excrete the organism during or shortly after an attack of enterocolitis or chronic carriers who excrete the organism
    for years. The most frequent animal source is poultry
    and eggs, but meat products that are inadequately cooked have been implicated as well. Dogs and other pets, including turtles, snakes, lizards, and iguanas, are additional

Leave an answer

Sorry, you do not have a permission to answer to this question. Only Registered Members can answer the questions. Registration is Free