Salmonella Typhi
Salmonella Typhi
Symptoms and
Symptoms and

Salmonella Typhi morphology

Salmonella is a rod-shaped bacteria , the toxins and produce mainly the gastrointestinal tract of infected humans and animals. They lead to the symptoms of typhoid fever ( Salmonella typhi , Salmonella paratyphi ).

  • Genus: Salmonella
  • Family: Enterobacteriaceae
  • Diameter: 0.7 - 1.5 microns
  • Length: 2 - 5 microns
  • Gram-negative
  • active mobile
  • facultative anaerobes (organisms that are not dependent on oxygen for their metabolism)
  • Chemoorganotroph (extraction of energy from chemical reactions)
  • Do not form spores
  • Lysotypie

    Salmonella are in the soil, on plants and in human or animal feces before. The reservoir of pathogens form animals and humans. Worldwide, there are a total of about 2,400 types of salmonella.

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