Definitions for "Salmonellosis"
Name given to a disease caused by various species or strains of salmonella. Characterized by fever, malaise and intestinal disorder. Salmonellosis can be deadly to the young, old or infirm.
Bacterial infection caused by Salmonella that causes diarrhea, fever, and abdominal cramps for 4 to 7 days
Salmonellosis is an infection with Salmonella bacteria. Most persons infected with Salmonella develop diarrhea, fever, and abdominal cramps 12 to 72 hours after infection. In most cases, the illness usually lasts 4 to 7 days - most affected persons recover without treatment. However, in some persons the diarrhea may be so severe that the patient needs to be hospitalized. ...