Twelve Days of Waterborne Diseases: Salmonellosis

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salmonella#/media/File:SalmonellaNIAID.jpg Salmonella is a gram-negative bacterium that usually causes gastroenteritis, but can also cause the more serious infection, typhoid fever. There are over 2,000 different types of Salmonella bacteria, providing a range of infection rates and symptoms. The bacteria is excreted by infected humans and animals in waste, causing contamination to water systems that infected…