Charles Patrick Davis, MD, PhD
Dr. Charles "Pat" Davis, MD, PhD, is a board certified Emergency Medicine doctor who currently practices as a consultant and staff member for hospitals. He has a PhD in Microbiology (UT at Austin), and the MD (Univ. Texas Medical Branch, Galveston). He is a Clinical Professor (retired) in the Division of Emergency Medicine, UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, and has been the Chief of Emergency Medicine at UT Medical Branch and at UTHSCSA with over 250 publications.
William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR
Dr. Shiel received a Bachelor of Science degree with honors from the University of Notre Dame. There he was involved in research in radiation biology and received the Huisking Scholarship. After graduating from St. Louis University School of Medicine, he completed his Internal Medicine residency and Rheumatology fellowship at the University of California, Irvine. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.
In this Article
- Salmonella poisoning facts
- What is Salmonella?
- What are Salmonella poisoning symptoms?
- How is Salmonella transmitted to humans?
- What are the risk factors for Salmonella infections?
- What are the unique situations that allow Salmonella to contaminate eggs?
- How do Salmonella spp. cause disease in people?
- How are Salmonella infections diagnosed?
- What is the treatment for Salmonella poisoning?
- What are the prognosis (outcome) and complications for Salmonella infections?
- How can Salmonella infection be prevented?
- Where can I find more information about Salmonella?
- Salmonella Outbreak - Slideshow
- Take the Quiz: Summer Food Safety
- Pictures of Food Poisoning - Slideshow
- Summer Food Safety FAQs
Where can I find additional information about Salmonella?
For additional information about Salmonella, see the following web sites:
"Egg Recall: Frequently Asked Questions," WebMD.com
"Peanut Products Recall," U.S. FDA
"Salmonella Infection in Emergency Medicine," Medscape.com
"Salmonellosis - Topic Overview," WebMD.com
Boore, A., K.M. Herman, A.S. Perez, et al. "Surveillance for Foodborne Disease Outbreaks -- in the U.S." MMWR 59 (2010): 973-979.
Todar, K. "Salmonella and Salmonellosis." Todar's Online Textbook of Bacteriology. 2008. <http://www.textbookofbacteriology.net/salmonella_5.html>.
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