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What is salmonella, and how it’s transmitted and treated

Salmonella is a common infectious disease that affects the intestinal tract. Salmonella bacteria usually live in the intestines of humans and animals. People are most often infected through contaminated water or food. Typically, people who are infected with Salmonella develop diarrhea, fever, and abdominal cramping ranging from 8 to 72 hours. Most healthy people recover in a few days without any special treatment. In some cases, diarrhea associated with Salmonella may be dehydrating …

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