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Salmonella enteritidis infection

Salmonella enteritidis infection: Introduction

Salmonella enteritidis infection: An infection caused by bacteria from the Salmonella genus which mainly causes gastroenteritis. Infection is caused by consuming contaminated food or drinks. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Salmonella enteritidis infection is available below.

Symptoms of Salmonella enteritidis infection

Treatments for Salmonella enteritidis infection

  • Rehydration, antibiotics in susceptible patients
  • 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.
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Causes of Salmonella enteritidis infection

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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 more »

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