Salmonellosis is a type of gastroenteritis caused by Salmonella bacteria. It is likely to make someone feel sick, possibly with fever, diarrhoea, and vomiting, and it usually lasts for 2 to 7 days.
Prevention, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment
For information about symptoms, diagnosis and treatment, see healthdirect's salmonella page.
Surveillance and reporting
Salmonellosis is a nationally notifiable disease.
We monitor cases through the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System (NNDSS) and report data in our salmonella public dataset.
For more on salmonellosis in Australia, you can search Communicable Diseases Intelligence.
OzFoodNet is a network of epidemiologists that monitors and responds to foodborne diseases in Australia, including salmonellosis.