Salmonellosis is an infection caused by a bacterium called Salmonella. People become unwell after swallowing bacteria. Usually this happens after eating inadequately cooked food, by cross-contamination or person to person spread.

For more information, please see the fact sheet below or contact the Communicable Disease Control Section on 02 6205 2155.


Download: For Health Consumers - Salmonellosis Fact Sheet (August 2014) (PDF File - 102k)