Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Salmonella Infection Incidence

Facts about Salmonella infection:

  • About 1 out of 125 people in the US are infected with salmonella each year in the US.
  • Salmonella infections are most common in people over 70, or under 20, years of age.
  • Each year, about 55 salmonella outbreaks are reported in the US.

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Last Updated: Jul 8, 2009 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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