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Salmonella enteritidis

Salmonella enteritidis: Introduction

Salmonella enteritidis: Egg-associated salmonellosis is an important public health problem in the United States and several European countries. A bacterium, ... more about Salmonella enteritidis.

Salmonella enteritidis: Type of salmonella food poisoning usually from eggs. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Salmonella enteritidis is available below.

Symptoms of Salmonella enteritidis

Treatments for Salmonella enteritidis

  • Treatment of gastroenteritis caused by salmonella enteriidis is dependant on the severity of symptoms, the age of the patient, and coomorbidities (such as diabetes etc). Treatments include:
    • Avoidance of dehydration and rehydration
      • Oral therapy - if vomiting and dehydration are not severe. Small amounts and often, ideally with and balanced electrolyte solutions, but other fluids can be used. Avoid high sugar drinks as this may worsen diarrhoea and dehydration.
      • Nasogastric therapy - in a hospital setting may be used to avoid intravenous therapy.
      • Intravenous therapy - where vomiting and/or dehydration are severe, or there is an altered level of consciousness or other coomorbidities.
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Misdiagnosis and Salmonella enteritidis

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, irritable bowel syndrome, is over...read more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called ...read more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria,...read more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact, it's more likely to be an infectious...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal...read more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see ...read more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon...read more »

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Article Excerpts about Salmonella enteritidis

Egg-associated salmonellosis is an important public health problem in the United States and several European countries. A bacterium, Salmonella enteritidis, can be inside perfectly normal-appearing eggs, and if the eggs are eaten raw or undercooked, the bacterium can cause illness. During the 1980s, illness related to contaminated eggs occurred most frequently in the northeastern United States, but now illness caused by S. enteritidis is increasing in other parts of the country as well. Consumers should be aware of the disease and learn how to minimize the chances of becoming ill. (Source: excerpt from Salmonella enteritidis: DBMD)

Definitions of Salmonella enteritidis:

A serotype of Salmonella enterica which is an etiologic agent of gastroenteritis in man and other animals. - (Source - Diseases Database)

A form of salmonella that causes gastroenteritis in humans - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

 

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