Name of Disease Causing Microorganism· Common Name: Salmonella· Scientific Name: Salmonella enterica· Microorganism: Salmonella enteritid Classification· Bacteria, Eubacteria, Proteobacteria, Gamma proteobacteria, Enterobacteriales, Enterobacteriaceae, Salmonella, S. Enterica· Symptoms· Initial symptoms: nausea, vomiting, cramps, diarrhea, fever, chills, and headache- resulted from taking in raw meat, eggs, or poultry. Symptoms can last for hours – 2 days.
· Advanced symptoms: blood in the stool( bleeding in di- gestive tract) Dehydration-lack of water. critical to kids, and older people. Arthri tis-painful inflammation & stiff joints. Possible to be developed later on.Citation:· https://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/food-poisoning/salmonella-faq· https://www.
mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/salmonella/symptoms-causes/syc-20355329· https://www.onhealth.com/content/1/salmonella_outbreak· https://www.
html Mode of Transmission · The infection is spread by fecal oral route– when feces from someone with the infection is consumed by someone else.· Most of time you get salmonella from food. By eating foods with contaminated feces from an animal that was infected with salmonella.· Physical contact with animals or humans. This is a rare mode of transmission.· Most likely occurs in United States and EuropeTreatment· Initial treatments:-Drink lots of water! -Take antibiotics-leaving it alone-only for kids with healthy immune system.
Long Term treatments:-prolonged antibiotics-vaccines( if thyroid fever is developed.)-gallbladder removed Prognosis· Untreated prognosis is good. They are most likely to recover. But if the case is serious it may cause death or se vere illness.
· Treated Good. Its very rare for the patients to not recover.· Life Expectancy under VERY RARE circumstances a patient who HAS to get treated would have 8 years left to live. Prevention· Don’t eat raw/uncooked eggs and meat. Eating will cause food poisoning.· ALWAYS put the food in the fridge before AND after eating it. Have raw food separate from cooked.
· Always wash your hands when your touching food. Not washing can lead to bacteria getting on the food.· Wash foods thoroughly, so you are eating clean food. Wait till the juice turns colorless when cooking meat.· Clean utensils after using it, and before using it.
Like don’t cut raw meat then cut fruits right after.· ALWAYS make sure your drinking clean water!