Salmonella affects the digestive system
Salmonella is a genus of very great importance, involved in infectious and toxic processes.
There are 2,200 types.
Has a predilection for hosts, but some species showed no predilection? Quite virulent highly pathogenic It has great ease of relating to the organism Affects the digestive system.
The genus Salmonella was named in honor of the veterinary bacteriologist DE Salmon. Salmon & Smith isolated in 1884, subsequently termed micro-organisms Salmonella
Gartner found in 1888, S. in 1889, the S. are members of the family
Salmonella are spread throughout the world.
Multiplication of the agent outside the body is facilitated by high temperatures and the protein material (e.g. waste water). Therefore, the key points of salmonella infections are the tropical and subtropical regions, as well as places with large concentrations of animals and people.
Epidemiological surveys conducted in several countries situated between salmonella pathogens most frequently found in outbreaks of food-borne poisoning, both in developed countries and developing and dairy products are still one of the most important vehicles of transmission of Salmonella spp.
With regard to health risks we have in developing countries, acute diarrheal diseases caused by contaminated food or water, are the main syndrome of typhoid fever, paratyphoid and which have been responsible for high mortality and morbidity.
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