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Can salmonella produce toxin?


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Answered 2011-01-24 08:37:55

Salmonella does not produce a toxin it invades the body though. Botulism does produce a toxin which can effect the nerves.

Edit: Salmonella species are capable of producing a toxin, similar in structure and biological activity to the cholera toxin. Please don't post an answer unless you know it to be correct.


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I don't know if they "produce" it, but they are known to be carriers of salmonella.

Telamonia Dimidiata are non-venomous and produce no toxin significant to humans.

Salmonella is not a coliform. It does not ferment Lactose to produce an acid, unlike E. coli.

Some proteins can indeed be toxic. However, note that it is rare for a protein to be toxic.Yes pathogens produce and secrete toxic proteins to invade their host. Bacterial toxin such as hemolysin A, neurotoxin, botulinum toxin, tetanus toxin, Shiga toxin are all proteins. They are strongly antigenic can elicit immune response.

many produce clostridium tetani produce endotoxin causing tetanus

Not directly, but the infectious microorganism that causes the disease may produce a toxin that is the cause of some of the disease's symptoms. Not every disease causing microorganism produces a toxin.

Because they produce Cyanide a toxin chemical compound.

some strains of penicillium bread mold produce a toxin that kills bacteria. the entire family of penicillin- type antibiotics were derived from the structure of the toxin

It is a biomicrobial toxin.

Toxin mediated (tox = poison + in = noun form ++ mediate = intervene from "in the middle") diseases include Toxic Shock Syndrome, Diphtheria and Cholera. How you get a toxin mediated disease: A bacterium is in the human body. It may or may not cause illness on it's own. What is does do is produce a toxin (poison). This toxin might produce a reaction in a body tissue far away from the original infection site. Example: Recurrent toxin-mediated perineal erythema - presents 2-3 days after a throat infection as a fine diffuse macular erythema of the perineal region.

yes, it depends on the species of the bacteria. Some bacteria can produce toxin to inhibit the growth or kill the other bacteria if the bacteria doesn't have the specific anti-toxin.

salmonella are anaerobic bacteria so that they can live in tinned food and all for many days even though oxygen is not available.they produce a poiso which is responsible for food poisoning.also salmonella typha is the typhoid causing bacteria

Yes, one well known toxin that has saved many lives is penicillin.

Salmonella is a genus of rod-shaped Gram-negative enterobacteria that causes typhoid fever, paratyphoid fever, and foodborne illness.[1] Salmonella species are motile and produce hydrogen sulfide.[2] Kingdom: BacteriaPhylum: ProteobacteriaClass: Gamma ProteobacteriaOrder: EnterobacterialesFamily: EnterobacteriaceaeGenus: Salmonella

No, it is not a toxin.

Salmonella is caused by the Salmonella genus of bacteria, specifically salmonella enteridica.

They have venom glands in the back of their mouths that produce a toxin that other organisms react to. Only venomous snakes can produce venom.

Salmonella eats other salmonella

Discard any home canned food with mold on or in it. It could be dangerous. It is possible for mold growing on the surface to lower the acidity of these foods. If they become low enough in acid, botulism-producing bacteria can start to grow and produce toxin. Even if the mold is scraped off the surface, the toxin remains in the food. Molds, too, produce toxin so the food should be discarded.

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An example of food infection includes bacterial infections such as E. Coli, Salmonella, and Campylobacter, to name a few common ones.An example of food intoxication is mostly viruses, such as Norovirus, staph infection, Rotavirus, and Hepatitus A.Toxin-mediated infection is caused by parasites that carry the bacteria and after ingestion, create the toxin. Examples of this are Giardia, Toxoplasma, Trichinella, and Anisakis ssp.

no it's not considered a toxin.

No they do not have salmonella in it only if they get contaminated then it is possible for some to have salmonella?

Depends on which frog and toxin you ingested. The most poisonous animal in the world, the Golden Poison Dart Frog, will kill you instantaneously. The type of toxin they produce is called batrachotoxin.

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