Salmonellosis is caused by the bacteria Salmonella. It is mainly spread by ingesting food or water contaminated by feces or through contact with infected persons. Diarrhea is a common symptom, in addition to abdominal cramping and fever. Salmonellosis can be prevented by thoroughly cooking meats and eggs, avoiding unpasteurized milk and practicing proper hand hygiene, especially after touching raw meat, uncooked eggs or live animals.
PHO Grand Rounds: Measles and varicella maternal antibody waning in Ontario infants
In this presentation, we will outline the epidemiology of measles and varicella. We will also describe a study performed at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto to investigate immunity to measles and varicella in infants that are less than 12 months of age.