Salmonella
Salmonella /ˌsælməˈnɛlə/ is a genus of rod-shaped, Bacillus. There are only two species of Salmonella, Salmonella bongori and Salmonella enterica, of which there are around six subspecies and innumera...
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A Paradigm Shift In Multidrug Resistance
Bacteria are pretty wily creatures. Take for example, an organism such as Salmonella, which are killed by antibiotics in lab tests, but can become highly resistant in the body. It is an example of wha...
Salmonella Outbreak Affecting 181 People 'May Have Been Caused By Kissing And Cuddling Chickens'
The nasty bug has been contracted by dozens of people who may have been getting a little too close to their feathered friends. During four recent outbreaks of the dangerous bug, which is transferred f...
Antibiotic-Resistant Typhoid Spreading Across The Globe
An antibiotic-resistant "superbug" strain of typhoid fever has spread globally, driven by a single family of the bacteria, called H58, according to the findings of a large international study. The res...
10 Things You May Not Know About “Typhoid Mary”
On March 27, 1915, New York City health officials quarantined the 45-year-old woman known as “Typhoid Mary” for the second time after linking her to another typhoid fever outbreak. A century later, th...
The Real Cause of Typhoid Fever Accidentally Discovered
Typhoid fever is a disease that dates back to before ancient Greece and still causes as many as 200,000 deaths worldwide each year, roughly the population of Birmingham, Ala. For millennia, the cause ...
Salmonellosis
Salmonellosis is an infection caused by Salmonella bacteria. Most people infected with Salmonella develop diarrhea, fever, vomiting, and abdominal cramps 12 to 72 hours after infection. In most cases,...
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Typhoid fever
Typhoid fever — also known simply as typhoid — is a common worldwide bacterial disease transmitted by the ingestion of food or water contaminated with the feces of an infected person, which contain th...
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Antibiotic-Resistant Typhoid Spreading Across The Globe
An antibiotic-resistant "superbug" strain of typhoid fever has spread globally, driven by a single family of the bacteria, called H58, according to the findings of a large international study. The res...
Peanut Corporation of America
Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) was a peanut-processing business founded in 1977 and headquartered in Lynchburg, Virginia. The company was forced out of business after being found to be the sourc...
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Ty21a
"Vivotif" redirects here. Not to be confused with Vi capsular polysaccharide vaccine. For an overview of vaccines against typhoid fever, see Typhoid vaccine.Ty21a is a live attenuated bacterial vaccin...
Vi capsular polysaccharide vaccine
Not to be confused with Ty21a. For an overview of vaccines against typhoid fever, see Typhoid vaccine.The Vi capsular polysaccharide vaccine (or ViCPS) is one of two vaccines recommended by the World ...
Salmonella bongori
Salmonella bongori is a pathogenic bacterium belonging to the genus Salmonella, and was earlier known as Salmonella subspecies V or S. enterica subsp. bongori or S. choleraesuis subsp. bongori. It is...
Salmonella enterica
Salmonella enterica (formerly Salmonella choleraesuis) is a rod-shaped, flagellated, facultative anaerobic, Gram-negative bacterium and a member of the genus Salmonella.
Most cases of salmonellosi...
Typhoid Mary
Mary Mallon (September 23, 1869 – November 11, 1938), better known as Typhoid Mary, was the first person in the United States identified as an asymptomatic carrier of the pathogen associated with...
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1984 Rajneeshee bioterror attack
The 1984 Rajneeshee bioterror attack was the food poisoning of 751 individuals in The Dalles, Oregon, United States, through the deliberate contamination of salad bars at ten local restaurants wi...
1984 Rajneeshee bioterror attack - Wikipedia
1985 United States salmonellosis outbreak
The 1985 United States salmonellosis outbreak was Salmonella typhimurium in milk from the Hillfarm Dairy in Melrose Park, Illinois. It was the worst outbreak of salmonellosis food poisoning in United ...
Paratyphoid fever
Paratyphoid fever is an enteric illness caused by one of the following three serotypes of Salmonella enterica subspecies enterica: S. Paratyphi A, S. Paratyphi B and S. Paratyphi C. Like S. Typhi the...
Widal test
The Widal test is a presumptive serological test for enteric fever or undulant fever whereby bacteria causing typhoid fever are mixed with serum containing specific antibodies obtained from an infecte...
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Chicago 1885 cholera epidemic myth
The Chicago 1885 cholera epidemic myth is a persistent urban legend, stating that 90,000 people in Chicago died of typhoid fever and cholera in 1885. Although the story is widely reported, these death...
2008 United States salmonellosis outbreak
The 2008 United States salmonellosis outbreak began in the spring of 2008 when hundreds of people throughout the United States fell ill after consuming contaminated food. The U.S. Food and Drug Admini...
2008 United States salmonellosis outbreak - Wikipedia
Typhidot
Typhidot is a medical test consisting of a dot ELISA kit that detects IgM and IgG antibodies against the outer membrane protein (OMP) of the Salmonella typhi. The typhidot test becomes positive within...
Plague of Athens
The Plague of Athens was a devastating epidemic which hit the city-state of Athens in ancient Greece during the second year of the Peloponnesian War (430 BC), when an Athenian victory still seemed wit...
Critical control point
Critical control point (CCP) is the point where failure of standard operation procedure (SOP) could cause harm to customers and to the business, or even loss of the business itself.It is a point, step...
Typhoid vaccine
Typhoid vaccines are vaccines developed to prevent typhoid fever.There are two effective types:Ty21a is licensed for use from age six years and older. Boosters are recommended every 5 years. The Vi ca...