\sˌalmə͡ʊnˈɛlə], \sˌalməʊnˈɛlə], \s_ˌa_l_m_əʊ_n_ˈɛ_l_ə]\
Definitions of SALMONELLA
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A genus of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria that utilizes citrate as a sole carbon source. It is pathogenic for humans, causing enteric fevers, gastroenteritis, and bacteremia. Food poisoning is the most common clinical manifestation. Organisms within this genus are separated on the basis of antigenic characteristics, sugar fermentation patterns, and bacteriophage susceptibility.
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