Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Diarrhea due to Salmonella Underlying Cause

Salmonella infection may be caused by different species of Salmonella bacteria.

The most common Salmonella species that cause Salmonella infection include:

  • Salmonella typhi:
    • Sources include undercooked meats contaminated food
  • Salmonella paratyphi:
    • Sources include undercooked meats contaminated food
  • Salmonella enteritidis:
    • Sources include undercooked eggs

Less common sources of Salmonella infection include:
  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Pigs ear dog treats
  • Reptiles:
    • Turtles
    • Lizards
    • Iguanas

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Last Updated: Jan 4, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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