Salmonella is the second most common cause of food borne illness second to campylobacter which is found in unpasteurised milk, eggs and raw egg products, meat and poultry and may survive if the food is not cooked thoroughly.
People who are infected with salmonella must be careful with personal hygiene it may be passed on to other people who come into direct contact with you.
Symptoms: Diarrhoea, vomiting, fever and abdominal pain and may lead to secondary infections such as blood poisoning and ultimately death.
Develops within six to seventy two hours but more commonly twelve to thirty six hours and lasts for one to seven days and in some cases more.
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