Salmonella bacteriacan cause Food poisoning . Here's what you should know if you think you'vebeen infected.
NHS Choices information on salmonella infection, with links to other useful resources
Symptoms include diarrhoea , stomach cramps and sometimes vomiting and fever. On average, it takes from 12 to 72 hours for the symptoms to develop after swallowing an infectious dose of salmonella.
Anyone can get salmonella, but young children, the elderly and people who have immune systems that are not working properly (including people with cancer, AIDS or alcoholism) have a greater risk of be
You usually get salmonella by eating contaminated food. Salmonella bacteria live in the gut of many farm animals and can affect meat, eggs, poultry and milk. Other foods like green vegetables, fruit a
Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and warm water: before preparing and eating food after handling raw food after going to the toilet or changing a baby's nappy after contact with pets and othe
It is important to drink plenty of fluids as diarrhoea or vomiting can lead to dehydration and you can lose important sugars and minerals from your body. Your doctor may recommend a rehydration soluti
Yes. While you are ill and have symptoms, you are infectious. Children and adults should stay away from nursery, school or work for 48 hours after the symptoms have stopped. You should tell your empl
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