salmonellosis

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

Definition of salmonellosis

: infection with or disease caused by salmonellae

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To confirm a case of salmonellosis, your doctor will likely need a stool or blood sample. Caroline Picard, Good Housekeeping, "How to Recognize Salmonella Symptoms If You've Eaten Contaminated Products," 24 July 2018 This illness, called salmonellosis, causes symptoms like diarrhea, fever, and abdominal cramps. Caroline Picard, Good Housekeeping, "Empire Kosher Chicken Linked to Salmonella Outbreak That's Killed One and Sickened 16 So Far," 30 Aug. 2018 The bacteria and disease, known as salmonellosis, is not named for the fish but for one of the two researchers who discovered the micro-organism, Daniel Elmer Salmon. Shari Rudavsky, Indianapolis Star, "First eggs. Now pre-cut melon. What you need to know about salmonella.," 12 June 2018 The bacteria and disease, known as salmonellosis, is not named for the fish but for one of the two researchers who discovered the micro-organism, Daniel Elmer Salmon. Shari Rudavsky, Indianapolis Star, "First eggs. Now pre-cut melon. What you need to know about salmonella.," 12 June 2018 The bacteria and disease, known as salmonellosis, is not named for the fish but for one of the two researchers who discovered the micro-organism, Daniel Elmer Salmon. Shari Rudavsky, Indianapolis Star, "First eggs. Now pre-cut melon. What you need to know about salmonella.," 12 June 2018 The bacteria and disease, known as salmonellosis, is not named for the fish but for one of the two researchers who discovered the micro-organism, Daniel Elmer Salmon. Shari Rudavsky, Indianapolis Star, "First eggs. Now pre-cut melon. What you need to know about salmonella.," 12 June 2018 The bacteria and disease, known as salmonellosis, is not named for the fish but for one of the two researchers who discovered the micro-organism, Daniel Elmer Salmon. Shari Rudavsky, Indianapolis Star, "First eggs. Now pre-cut melon. What you need to know about salmonella.," 12 June 2018 The bacteria and disease, known as salmonellosis, is not named for the fish but for one of the two researchers who discovered the micro-organism, Daniel Elmer Salmon. Shari Rudavsky, Indianapolis Star, "First eggs. Now pre-cut melon. What you need to know about salmonella.," 12 June 2018

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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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salmonellosis

noun
sal·​mo·​nel·​lo·​sis | \ ˌsal-mə-ˌne-ˈlō-səs \
plural salmonelloses\ -​ˌsēz \

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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