There are hundreds of related bacteria collectively known as salmonella. Many of them can cause diarrheal illness in humans, and they can all pass from the feces of people or animals to others. Salmonella Typhimurium and Salmonella Enteritidis are the most common Salmonella types in the United States. Salmonella germs were named after their discoverer, American scientist Daniel E. Salmon.
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