What Is Nontyphoidal Salmonella?

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Q: What is nontyphoidal salmonella?

A: Some basic information about nontyphoidal salmonella is introduced below:

Nontyphoidal salmonella refers to salmonella other than typhoid bacillus and paratyphoid bacillus, which mainly causes various enteritis episodes after entering the body, and causes abdominal pain, diarrhea and other symptoms.

The main route of transmission of nontyphoidal bacteria is through water and food contaminated by bacteria. People are infected by drinking contaminated water or eating contaminated food. Nontyphoidal salmonella can also be transmitted by direct contact with a patient infected with nontyphoidal bacteria. The clinical manifestations of nontyphoidal salmonella are complex and can be divided into the gastroenteritis type, the typhoid type, the sepsis type, the local suppurative infection type, and the asymptomatic infection type.

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Key words: nontyphoidal salmonella; clinical manifestations of nontyphoidal salmonella.