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Salmonella

Scientific classification
Domain
Phylum
Class
Order
Family
Genus
Bacteria
Proteobacteria
Gammaproteobacteria
Enterobacteriales[?]
Enterobacteriaceae
Salmonella
Species
Salmonella bongori[?]
Salmonella choleraesuis[?]
Salmonella enterica[?]
Salmonella enteritidis[?]
Salmonella nyanza[?]
Salmonella paratyphi[?]
Salmonella typhi
Salmonella typhimurium[?]
Salmonella virginia[?]

Salmonella is a genus of rod-shaped Gram-negative enterobacteria that causes typhoid fever, paratyphoid[?] and food poisoning. The best known species are probably Salmonella enterica[?], which has numerous strains or serovars, and Salmonella typhi. The former is frequently responsible for food poisoning.

References TSN: 302 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/Taxonomy/Browser/wwwtax.cgi The site http://www.ktl.fi/ttr/gen/mikrobiryhmat/1200 has a long list of members of this genus but the text is in Finnish.



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