salmonellosis

noun
sal·​mo·​nel·​lo·​sis | \ ˌsal-mə-(ˌ)ne-ˈlō-səs How to pronounce salmonellosis (audio) \
plural salmonelloses\ ˌsal-​mə-​(ˌ)ne-​ˈlō-​ˌsēz How to pronounce salmonellosis (audio) \

Definition of salmonellosis

: infection with or disease caused by salmonellae

Examples of salmonellosis in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The most common symptoms of salmonellosis are diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever within 12 to 72 hours after eating a contaminated product. Mike Wehner, BGR, "This nationwide food brand just recalled every single one of its products," 23 Apr. 2021 The California Department of Fish and Wildlife earlier this year asked people to remove bird feeders and bird baths from their yards because of an outbreak of salmonellosis. Los Angeles Times, "What to do on Earth Day? Visit a nature preserve, stream a teen film fest," 22 Apr. 2021 Bird feeders are killing songbirds, thanks to a vicious salmonellosis outbreak this winter. Jeanette Marantos, Los Angeles Times, "Your bird feeder is canceled. Attract birds with these 13 native plants instead," 15 Apr. 2021 Common symptoms of salmonellosis include diarrhea, abdominal cramps and fever within six hours to six days after consuming the contaminated product. Glenn Garner, PEOPLE.com, "Public Health Alert Issued for More Than 200,000 Lbs. of Ground Turkey Over Salmonella—Here's What to Look For," 13 Apr. 2021 These birds, marked by a yellow streaks on their tail feathers, can congregate and rapidly spread salmonellosis, causing large numbers of the species to die within 24 hours, according to the department. Ryan Prior, CNN, "Salmonella infections in 8 states could be tied to wild songbirds, CDC says," 1 Apr. 2021 Eating food contaminated with salmonella can cause salmonellosis, which causes symptoms such as diarrhea, abdominal cramps and fever within 12 to 72 hours after consumption, the FDA says. Brett Molina, USA TODAY, "Sabra recalls some of its Classic Hummus due to salmonella risk, FDA says," 31 Mar. 2021 The most common symptoms of salmonellosis are diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever within 12 to 72 hours after eating a contaminated product. Mike Wehner, BGR, "Salmonella sparks recall of popular brand of dip," 30 Mar. 2021 American goldfinches, lesser goldfinches, house finches and purple finches have also been found with salmonellosis. Theresa Machemer, Smithsonian Magazine, "Songbirds Are Spreading a Deadly Disease at Birdfeeders," 11 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of salmonellosis

circa 1913, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for salmonellosis

New Latin

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1 May 2021

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“Salmonellosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/salmonellosis. Accessed 6 May. 2021.

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salmonellosis

noun
sal·​mo·​nel·​lo·​sis | \ ˌsal-mə-ˌne-ˈlō-səs How to pronounce salmonellosis (audio) \
plural salmonelloses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce salmonellosis (audio) \

Medical Definition of salmonellosis

: infection with or disease caused by bacteria of the genus Salmonella typically marked by gastroenteritis but often complicated by septicemia, meningitis, endocarditis, and various focal lesions (as in the kidneys)

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