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.
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.