Salmonella infections

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Abstract

On the basis of strong research evidence, exposures to contaminated food, water, and colonized animals are major risk factors for Salmonella infections. (3)(4)(7)(14) • On the basis of research evidence and consensus, infants younger than 3 months with Salmonella gastroenteritis are at an increased risk of extraintestinal complications, such as bacteremia, meningitis, and osteomyelitis, and must be treated regardless of severity of illness. (4)(11) • On the basis of strong research and epidemiologic evidence, antimicrobial resistance is a serious problem in the treatment of typhoid fever. (12)(13)(14) • On the basis of strong research evidence, vaccines can effectively prevent typhoid fever. (17)(18)(19)(20) • On the basis of published guidelines and current standards of care, children younger than 5 years and those with immunocompromising conditions, such as human immunodeficiency virus and cancer, should avoid contact with turtles, iguanas, and snakes(3).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)375-383
Number of pages9
JournalPediatrics in Review
Volume34
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2013

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  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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