An illness of variable severity commonly manifested by diarrhea, abdominal pain, nausea, and sometimes vomiting. Asymptomatic infections may occur, and the organism may cause extraintestinal infections.
Suspect: Detection of Salmonella from a clinical specimen using a non-culture based method Confirmed: Isolation of Salmonella from a clinical specimen
A case that meets the suspect laboratory criteria for diagnosis
A clinically compatible case that is epidemiologically linked to a confirmed case, i.e., a contact of a confirmed case or member of a risk group as defined by public health authorities during an outbreak.
A case that meets the confirmed laboratory criteria for diagnosis. When available, O and H antigen serotype characterization should be reported.
Both asymptomatic infections and infections at sites other than the gastrointestinal tract, if laboratory confirmed, are considered confirmed cases that should be reported.