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2009-03-23 10:08:28

Scientists at the University of Liverpool have demonstrated how a single-celled organism, living freely in the environment, could be a source of Salmonella transmission to animals and humans. Salmonella are microscopic living creatures that can contaminate almost any food type, causing diarrhea, abdominal pain and fever. Scientists know that Salmonella "“ which can also cause typhoid fever "“ has evolved unique mechanisms to prevent the body's immune system from functioning...


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2011-04-25 21:28:48

Salmonella enterica is a subspecies of Salmonella enterica, the rod shaped, flagellated, aerobic, Gram-negative bacterium. It is a member of the genus Salmonella and many of the pathogenic serovars of the S. enterica species are in this subspecies. Serovars can be designated fully or in a shortened form. The genus, Salmonella, is on the short form lists which are followed by the capitalized and non-italicized serovar. Each serovar can have many strains as well, which allows for a rapid...

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