Foodborne Infections

An Overview of Campylobacter 1X

An Overview of Campylobacter

Campylobacter infections, or campylobacteriosis, is a common cause of food poisoning in the United States. Learn more about symptoms and treatment. Campylobacter is one of the most common sources of food poisoning in the United States, resulting in...

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Foodborne Infections

No one wants to get sick from the food they eat, but it can happen. Learn how to prevent and treat foodborne illness by following a few food safety tips.

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Salmonella

Salmonella is a bacteria that can cause diarrheal illness that may be mild to severe. Reviewed by a board-certified infectious disease physician.

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A Guide to Milk-Borne Infectious Diseases

Do you know the infectious disease risks associated with milk and other dairy products or what bacteria should you worry about? It’s the first food we taste. It’s in pasta sauces, candies, pastries, custards, cheeses, yogurts, and ice cream....

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An Overview of E. Coli

Escherichia coli (E. coli) is a bacteria that causes serious gastrointestinal illness as well as other infections. It is a common foodborne illness. Escherichia coli (E. coli) are bacteria found throughout our environment, in animals, and in...

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Causes and Risk Factors of Salmonella

You can get a salmonella infection (salmonellosis) from food, pets, or exposure to human or animal feces. Learn about the causes and risk factors. A salmonella infection (salmonellosis) can be contracted from food, pets, or exposure to human or...

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What Is Salmonella Septicemia?

Salmonella septicemia is a condition wherein the presence of Salmonella bacteria in the blood triggers a potentially deadly, whole-body inflammation. Salmonella septicemia is a condition wherein the presence of Salmonella bacteria in the blood...

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How Salmonella Is Diagnosed

Getting a salmonella infection may require treatment. Take a look at self-tests, labs and testing, imaging, and differential diagnoses for diagnosing salmonella. Many of us have eaten foods like eggs, poultry, and vegetables, only to awake in the...

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