Salmonellosis is an infection with bacteria called salmonella. Salmonella lives in a variety of places such as water, raw meat, seafood, certain pets, and eggs.

Salmonellosis is caused by ingestion of a strain of bacteria called salmonella. After the bacteria are ingested, within 6-48 hours they will pass through the stomach to the intestine where inflammation occurs and spreads.

Stomach and Intestines
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