Salmonellosis is a foodborne illness caused by infection with Salmonella bacteria. Most infections are spread to people through consumption of contaminated food (usually meat, poultry, eggs, or milk). Salmonella infections affect the intestines and cause vomiting, fever, and cramping, which usually clear up without medical treatment.
HOW IS SALMONELLOSIS DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis of Salmonellosis is done by a general physician who would observe the symptoms and do a urine or stool test to check for bacterial infestation.
HOW IS SALMONELLOSIS TREATED?
Treatment of salmonellosis requires management of any complications like dehydration until it passes
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Hospitalisation is required to make sure that the patient is able to recover from excessive loss of fluids and intravenous is given to.