Definitions for "Salmonella"
Rod-shaped, motile, aerobic genus of bacteria. Includes species that cause food poisoning.
a group of bacteria; includes a species that causes food poisoning and another responsible for typhoid fever
Salmonella is a bacteria found in raw meats, poultry (including eggs) and seafood. Exposure to the bacteria can lead to nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, headache and fever. To avoid salmonellapoisoning, you should be sure to wash your hands before and after handling raw foods. You should also make sure to cook your foods thoroughly.