Download Facts About Salmonella
Salmonellosis is an infection caused by the bacteria Salmonella. Every year, approximately 42,000 cases of salmonellosis are reported in the United States. Because many cases are not diagnosed or reported, the actual number of infections may be higher. It is estimated that approximately 400 persons die each year from Salmonella infection.
Learn more about Salmonella infection and find tips on how to avoid it by downloading our Salmonella Infection Information sheet (also in Spanish).