Hallmarks of Salmonella food poisoning

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  • Extremely common
  • Diarrheal illness due to Salmonella appears 12 – 36 hours after infection.
  • Patient suffers from fever, chills, nausea, vomiting and watery diarrhea.
  • Illness usually lasts for 2-3 days.
  • Patient can become a carrier of this disease for several weeks after complete cure of illness.