CDC reports rise in resistant Salmonella infections

CDC reports rise in resistant Salmonella infections

The annual incidence of resistant nontyphoidal Salmonella infections was 40% higher in 2015 and 2016 compared with the years 2004 to 2008, according to a study published in Emerging Infectious Diseases.“Salmonella is a major cause of foodborne illness in the United States. Antimicrobial-resistant infections pose a particular threat to public health because they are linked to more severe illness,” Felicita Medalla, MD, MS, an epidemiologist in the CDC’s Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases, told Healio.“For the study, we estimated changes in theRead More

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