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Food Poisoning and Foodborne Illness

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Parent Category: Food Safety
Food-borne illnesses affect millions of people each year. Worldwide, food poisoning caused by consuming contaminated food or drink are among the leading causes of death. Explore this category for knowledge about what bacteria or viruses cause most food-borne illness and what you can do to protect yourself and your family.

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Answer Yes, The food you eat also goes straight to your baby girl/boy/eny other.
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I think you need to do two things, 1: consult someone professional about this odd occurance, and two: make sure to provide all of the information you can about what gave you food poisoning. Worse case scenario is that unfortunatly, yes, your hair could fall out permanently, but there are sop many wa…
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Not necessarilySome foods have acid in them (like lemon, lime, tomatoes, etc.) and the acid may leach some metals out of metal containers. This is why lead is no longer used in cans used to store food. On the otherhand, tin, steel and aluminum have long histories of successful use in storing food. A…
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Controlled experiment means you keep every other variable constant, except for one ( the one being tested). A variable means something that varies, or keep changing. Controlled experiment removes all the possibilities of external influences on the subject. Everything else must remain constant in a c…
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Actually, cases of food poisoning are hardly ever fatal. Most cases resolve fairly quickly (within a few hours). Aside from scaring the victim due to forceful vomiting and explosive diarrhea and the conditions these may cause (dehydration and electrolyte abnormalities), common food poisoning is easi…
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No. Refrigeration does not kill bacteria. The 2007 Salmonella outbreak that occurred from peanut butter was apparently caused by contamination from a leaky roof. At least 625 people became ill and involved 47 states. The recall took place around Feb-March 2007. See Related Links.
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Answer Contaminated wheat gluten from Chinese importer Chemnutra Inc.
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Answer of course not! YES and many ,many types of cancers
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Answer Food poisoning can last anywhere from 1 day to 2 weeks, it all depends on the type of food poisoning you have. The most common type of food poisoning is staph food poisoning and it only lasts for 1-2 days at the most.
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Yes, I don't see why not. The heat of cooking will evaporate any residual alcohol and you will be left with only the taste. Of course it also depends on the person and the depth of their psycological dependancy. Hang on... I would say definitely not!!!!! you are taking a risk that someone with an…
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Food Borne Illness A Food Borne Illness is transmitted through contaminated food. Such contamination usually arises from improper handling, preparation, or food storage.11. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Food_borne_illness
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Staphylococcus is a bacteria. This particular bacteria is very often the cause of skin, stomach and blood infections. It is commonly found on the skin, but is easily disinfected with antiseptics or even soap and water--it is normally dealt with by the body's immune system pretty easily, and as such …
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Food poisoning symptoms vary with the source of contamination. Most types of food poisoning cause one or more of the following signs and symptoms:NauseaVomitingWatery diarrheaAbdominal pain and crampsFever Signs and symptoms may start within hours after eating the contaminated food, or they may begi…
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If the sprouts have been contaminated or carry pathogen microorganisms, they could cause illness. Sprouts are grown under the very same conditions that favor the growth of pathogenic bacteria and sprout growers have been advised of procedures to minimize risk. But eating raw or not-thoroughly heated…
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not likely they didnt come back to san francisco when bob burned his leg and Gerard broke a ligiment. hope it helps
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Symptoms differ depending on what you might have contracted. Highly recommend that you see your doctor or gastroenterologist or go to the emergency room. "Some possible symptoms: hits in 6-12 hours Vomiting Watery Diarrhea Stomach Pain" "other more serious symptoms could be: bloody diarrhea …
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There are a number of ways in which food can make you sick. Chemicals, heavy metals, foreign objects, food-infesting insects, parasites, fungi, viruses and bacteria are all possible causes. The greatest, and by far most common risk of becoming ill or dying from food is from contamination with harmf…
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The typical signs of food poisoning are nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramping, diarrhea, head or muscle aches, and fever. Symptoms usually appear within 12 - 72 hours of eating contaminated food, but may also occur 30 minutes - 4 weeks later.
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Yes. Whole eggs can carry salmonella, either in or on the egg. Shell eggs are normally cleaned and sanitized to reduce the contamination on the shell. The incidence of bacteria inside the eggs can be reduced by maintaining healthy flocks.
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Salmonella is mostly found in chicken eggs, unclean chicken, unpastuerized milk, ground meat and fish. Any food can be contaminated with Salmonella, which causes food poisoning. Food poisonings' symptoms include diarhea, vomitting, chills, painful headaches, and most commonly, a fever.
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Ink poisoning can manifest as a rash, made up of clusters of tiny red dots. More commonly, ink poisoning manifests as headache, nausea, vomiting, and liver problems.
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should not be a problem but it is not recommended to use them in microwave ovens because it will damage them.
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Food contamination is when something makes the food inedible or can cause illness when consumed. Contamination can be Biological (bacteria, parasites, viruses, etc.) Chemical (cleaners, sanitizers, additives, etc.) Physical (glass, metal, etc.) Contamination is not necessarily obvious or visib…
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Cross-contamination in food preparation is a serious concern, particularly in restaurants and other commercial kitchens. Many foods (uncooked meats, poultry, fish, etc) may be contaminated by microorganisms, bacteria, etc. Cross-contamination is when these contaminants transfer from that food item t…
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A food will become rancid if it is placed in high temperatures or sits out for too long. A substance can also become rancid if there is high humidity in the area.
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You can get food poisoning from several things. Mainly it involves food preparation.For instance, foods are cooked which have not been properly stored....ie not refrigerated. Could be foods like pork, especially, not cooked long enough.Salad bars are notorious for transmitting food poisoning simply …
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By eating food that's been poorly prepared, or prepared from stuff that has started to go bad. Answer2: Food poisoning can come from a variety of ways: eating perishable items that have been left out of the refrigerator too long after they have become contaminated with bacteria, eating foods not pr…
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Food poisoning is the consumption of contaminated food. There are two types of food poisoning: food infection, and food intoxication. Food infection: -The presence of bacteria or other microbes, which infect the body soon after consumption. Food intoxication: -The ingestion of toxic elements…
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shitake, white, chanterelle, meadow, and shaggy mane mushrooms
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The control group in an experiment is the group that stays the same and is not changed in any way. Because it is not changed, other variables may be compared to it. For example: You are testing whether temperature has an effect on the breaking point of rubber bands. You take one rubber band and pu…
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It depends upon as to how long it was frozen. But most of them are killed when frozen.
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The mammalian eye can be dividied into three main layers (tunics): fibrous tunic, vascular tunic, and the nervous tunic.The fibrous tunic consists of the cornea and the sclera. The vascular tunic includes the iris, ciliary body, and choroid. The nervous tunic includes the retina. rbb, MD
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Food poisoning is a generic term for any food-borne illness. There are actually several different kinds of food-borne illness: those caused by pre-formed toxins, those caused directly by bacteria, and those caused by toxins formed once the bacteria have entered the body. The most common food poison…
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Salmonella typhimurium spreads by contact between the mouth, and dirty food, uncooked food, or warm uncooked meat. S. Typhumurim lives on dirty food, uncooked foods, and warm uncooked meats. Salmonella infections are a zoonotic disease meaning that the infection can spread between animals and people…
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Stay in bed and only drink clear liquids. Try to sleep most of the time. Or you can go to the doctor and get a medical checkup.
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This all depends on how fast your body processes the food, generally the average is around, about 8 hours maybe a couple less. It can take anywhere from 6 hours to 48 hours after being exposed to contaminated food. More information There are many causes of foodborne illness. Ingested toxins can…
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To make it simple, When it is Food Intoxication, it is the toxin that makes you ill when you ingest it. it is produced by the microorganism. on the other side, when we say Food Infection, the microorganism itself that cause illness.
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Dont eat raw meats or poultry, or any food that may have chemicals or metals in it.
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The bacteria's waste products are toxic to humans. They eat the food, excrete toxins, and when you eat the toxins you get sick. This is especially true for anaerobic bacteria. It is also possible for the bacteria themselves to infect your body, but it's still pretty much the same process. The bacte…
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Many infections are due to eating contaminated food, such as milk, meat and eggs It has also been shown that in children, contamination can be achieved by the inhalation of bacterial laden dust. Other reasons are poor kitchen hygiene, polluted water such as in shower hoses, polluted standing water, …
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Answer Salmonella is a pathogenic, rod shaped bacteria of the family Enterobacteriaceae, and a common cause of food poisoning.
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Dioxin refers to a family of more than seventy isomers of highly toxic, man-made organic compounds. These are byproducts of some industrial processes and waste incineration. This poisoning is when the body is exposed to higher concentrations of dioxin, and it can cause organ disease, increased risk …
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Smell of hot food reaches faster than of cold food because the steam of the hot food mixes with air particles. Air travels around and smell of hot food spreads around. Whereas, cold food has no steam and therefore we do not get the smell of cold food.
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well you see, there isn't any thing that can actually get rid of it. there are, however, ways to make it better until it goes away. 1) throw up- it may not be enjoyable, but it will help get rid of the food that is causing your stomach to hurt. many people can force themselves to throw up by burpin…
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Drink lots of warm liquids, such as tea, to kill the little bacteria. Avoid oily and greasy foods. Rest from 2-3 days until you stop vomiting and by the fourth day if its worse or doesn't get any better get an appointment with a doctor.
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Its recommended you always see a doctor first, and then ask questions later, you can assist in discovering the source of a food born illness and prevent it from spreading this way, Food Poisoning can be fatal. Try eating banana's, white bread/toast, rice. If you cant keep it down, stick to liquids u…
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Vomiting and stomache ache
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Yes. All reptiles as well as birds have the potential to carry the salmonella bacteria. That does not mean that they all do, but it is always suggested that you wash your hands thoroughly after handling one.
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Physically it could potentially cause a headache or eye strain. On a different note, there are some that believe that reading too much will cause people to quit thinking for themselves and begin to depend on only what they get from a book. Einstein was from this school of thought. He believed that …
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effect of moisture in food
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This is known as pre-eclampsia or eclampsia. The cause of pre-eclampsia is not actually known. It is accompanied by high blood pressure, protein in the urine, and fluid retention. It can occur at any time in the pregnancy, but not usually until the last triemster. Doctors do regular urine test throu…
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When someone performs an experiment on biological organisms they do something to the organism. Then they need to know if what they did changed the organism in a way that would not have happened had they not performed the experiment. So, they need to compare the group they did something to with a gro…
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her sister HisanaI have a friend named Rachel who looks exactly like her, I also have a friend named monica who looks just like orihime (she even has the hair pins).
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Salmonella typhimurium doesn't exactly hide. It grows in the intestinal tract of animals. Soil and water can be contaminated sources.
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warm temperatures
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Feeding raw chicken as part of their regular diet is fine. It's not the best not to mix kibble and raw meat however, in small amounts it shouldn't matter. I currently feed my dogs on a prey model diet and raw chicken + bones is the staple food of that diet.
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If you truly have food poisoning, you will be extremely miserable. You will quickly dehydrate yourself making yourself so weak that you can barely function. Some forms of food poisoning can be deadly. Please go to the ER now.
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It is possible to pick up the germs from food poisoning and spread it around. Hope this helps! :)
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Certain prescription medcine do help mercury poisoning go away. I beleive
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Statistics show about 1,000 per year.
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The chemical composition of Coca Cola is strictly a secret. This is because the company could lose a lot of money to a competitor if this recipe leaked out.
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It provides a baseline for comparison for the rest of the trials.
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simple steps to be a drinking hero: 1: put glass of water to mouth 2: then slightly tip cup of water so it goes into your mouth 3: then begin to swallow. if these steps were to complicated please justify for me thx.1. Put a glass of water close to the mouth so that the top tip faces your bottom chin…
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It's a bacteria.
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Usually from eating expired food or contaminated food it can be very deadly and you can catch something like a virus or a parasite
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efficiency eta = output / input where output is the amount of mechanical work or energy released by a process, and input is the quantity of work or energy used to run the process. Due to the principle of conservation of energy, energy efficiency within a closed system can never exceed 100%. At a …
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It is a very common form of food poisoning, often resulting from unclean or unsanitary food, or cross contamination of uncooked food with cooked food, most commonly associated with poultry Campylobacter are Gram-negative, spiral, microaerophilic bacteria. Motile, with either uni- or bi-polar flage…
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throwing up, fever, light headedness, dizziness.
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YES it can kill you , people think its not severe but it really is .
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Typhoid fever is treated with antibiotics that kill the Salmonella bacteria. Without treatment with antibiotics the fatality rate is 20%. Death occurs from overwhelming infection, pneumonia, intestinal bleeding, or intestinal perforation. With antibiotics and supportive care, mortality is reduced to…
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Salmonella typhimurium enteritis (referred to as the mouse typhoid Salmonella typhimurium) is an acute contagious disease caused by.These years, there is a growing trend of incidence.Salmonella typhimurium resistance to the outside environment is strong, has a wide distribution in nature, many poult…
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Some symptoms are nausea, vomiting, migraine headache, diarrhea, stomach cramps...
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Common symptoms include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal cramping.
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acidophilusThe most effective weapons against food poisoning are to avoid food that has been improperly prepared or stored and to consume alcoholic beverages with your meals.
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Fugu (Blowfish or Pufferfish) contains lethal amounts of the poison tetrodotoxin in the organs, especially the liver area and ovaries, and also the skin. The poison, a sodium channel blocker, paralyzes the muscles while the victim stays fully conscious, and eventually dies from asphyxiation. Current…
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yes you can get food poisoning from eating old eggs. You should never eat eggs beyond the expiration date on the package.
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Rebecca Lee Crumpler had made a lot of history. Rebecca wasn't an ordinary American physician; she was the first African American female to become a physician in the United States. She was also known for being the first African American woman to receive an M.D degree, and also the only African Ameri…
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Salmonella poisoning can be dangerous and even deadly if it is not handled properly and quickly. The symptoms of this affliction include nausea, cramps, fever, headache, and chills.
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Salmonella can affect anyone. The people that are hit hardest would be the very young, the elderly and those who are immunocompromised.
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the shark and the human
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High risk food is any kind of food that is likely to be a carrier for or support the growth of pathogenic microorganisms. Proteinaceous foods - like beef, fish, mollusks, milk, eggs, poultry, and pork - we all know about. But minimally processed fruits and vegetables have been implicated in many foo…
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nope not 1 so sorry:(
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A food infection is an illness that a human or animal can get from eating a food that is contaminated with the virus or bacteria. Another name for this is food poisoning.
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1 in 4 Americans
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Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramping. It is very hard to distinguish food poisoning from a virus.
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In the U.S. alone, the CDC figures there are about 76 million cases of foodborne illness each year. This would include cases that aren't reported or aren't recognized and range in varying degrees of seriousness - from a tummy ache to death. See Related Links.
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Well, I know the Domain is Eubacteria, the Kingdom is Bacteria, the Genus is Salmonella, and the Species is Enterica. I'm sorry I don't know the phylum, class, order, or family! :(
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Two different ways: Either they produce toxins when they grow in food and if this food is ingested you vomit because of the toxin. Some toxins are heat stable and stay in the food even if it is cooked.If there are bacterial spores in the food they can survive cooking and then "hatch" when in you int…
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Yes, salmonella enterica enterica is very dangerous. For salmonellosis see the link below.
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Purchase food from a reputable source Make sure that food is fresh, not spoiled or expire Wash foods to help reduce bacterial load Don't eat raw dairy or meat products Cook foods thoroughly and to the right temperature Keep cold foods cold and hot foods hot. Do not hold food in the temperature dan…
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The signs of arsenic poisoning are a feeling of malaise, fatigue, tremors, and severe abdominal cramps. Confusion and diarrhea are also present.
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I'm pretty sure it does
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Food spoilage is when food goes bad (ie, starts to rot) and food poisoning is when you eat foods that either has infectious microbes or toxic substances in it which cause you to get sick.
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salmonella typhi H is a typhoid count. it is very dangerous. in typhi H it tells us that the count of the disease will decrease very slowly and it will take years time to decrease but in typhi O it tells us that the count will decrease in a short period of time such as in 1 or 2 weeks. the count 1/8…
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Numerous amounts of White blood cells attack the bacteria, by either consuming it or bursting the outer protective layer so that the fluids are released, therefore killing it.
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Salmonella is the name of a family of straight rod-shaped bacteria that infest the intestines of warmblooded animals. Enteritis means: an inflammation of the intestines, especially the last section callled ileum
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