What is Salmonella?
Salmonella are groups of gram negative micro-organism bacteria responsibility in causing typhoid disease.
In it characteristics, Salmonella are rods, motile and facultative anaerobe bacteria.
Salmonella oxidase negative, catalase positive, KCN negative, often citrate positive and H2S positive.
Salmonellae attack carbohydrates by fermentation.
Salmonellae mostly parasitic to man, animals, such as cows, pigs, goats and Birds, hens duck are not also left out.
S. Typhi and S. paratyphi are parasitics to man only