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My teacher has asked me and my class to take a case file to find the disease and what caused it. I have a case that the disease turned out to be Salmonella. I currently trying to find out the mortality rate for the disease untreated and treated. I was wondering if you had any advice on how to find out more about this. If you can help me that would be great! Thank you for your time.
Question Date: 2017-03-24
Answer 1:

I found some information on the Center for Disease Control and Prevention site, which I recommend you to visit under the next link:

CDC site

There it says that Salmonella is estimated “every year, to cause one million foodborne illnesses in the United States, with 19,000 hospitalizations and 380 deaths. Most persons infected with Salmonella develop diarrhea, fever, and abdominal cramps 12 to 72 hours after infection. The illness usually lasts 4 to 7 days, and most persons recover without treatment.

This paragraph also has a pdf file with useful information for you:


The site in general has interesting information that you will want to read and explore in order to find what you are looking for.

There is also the following file where you can find data under the title of Morbidity and Mortality on page 7:

mortality and morbidity

And finally I also suggest you to visit the Wikipedia site on Salmonellosis:

read more on salmonellosis

It also has valuable information for your project. Good luck!

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