Running head: DISCUSSION WEEK 3
Discussion Week 3
DISCUSSION WEEK 3
Salmonella infection is a prevalent bacteria sickness that affects the intestinal tract. The
Salmonella bacteria live within animals, and people intestines and are shed through feces. People
become infected most often through contaminated water or food. Consistent with the Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an outbreak of Salmonella occurred within the United
States in 2019, sickening over 1000 persons within 49 states (CDC). According to the CDC, the
disease is spread through touching poultry or places wherein they roam or live (CDC). Birds
having the bacteria can appear healthy as well as clean. The incubation period of the infection is
6 to 72 hours. The sickness is commonly manifested as acute diarrhea, fever, abdominal pain,
and vomiting. The i...
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