English version

salmonella

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsalmonellasal‧mo‧nel‧la /ˌsælməˈnelə/ noun [uncountable]  HBMa kind of bacteria in food that makes you ill a case of salmonella poisoning
Examples from the Corpus
salmonellaThough state health officials blamed salmonella in the death, they had not yet determined the source of the bacteria.Meat, poultry and eggs all can carry salmonella.Three die in salmonella outbreak at hospital.Modern methods of livestock farming have come under severe attack since the 1989 outbreak of salmonella.And unusual strains of salmonella have increased too.Against that background, the minister seems intent on wiping out salmonella, but only in the egg-laying flocks.The woman, it seems, has cut eggs from her diet for fear of possible salmonella poisoning.We have our own Ministry registered salmonella testing laboratory with around 8000 raw materials and animal rations assayed annually.salmonella poisoningShe said that it was possible to contract salmonella poisoning and hepatitis from the clams, but no cases had been documented.The woman, it seems, has cut eggs from her diet for fear of possible salmonella poisoning.
Pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on the pictures to check.