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Some complications associated with the condition
- Severe dehydration, especially in infants due to diarrhea.
- Meningitis (infection causing inflammation of the brain lining) and septicemia due to possible food poisoning caused by Salmonella.
- Vomiting or abdominal pain, decreased urine output, sunken eyes, sticky or dry mouth.
Cleanliness is the key word in the prevention of Salmonellosis. Washing hands and utensils before use and cleaning and cooking poultry and eggs well, before consumption, are some of the important measures.