EFSA explains zoonotic diseases: Salmonella

Salmonella is a bacterium that can cause an illness called salmonellosis in humans. In the European Union over 90,000 salmonellosis cases are reported every year. EFSA has estimated that the overall economic burden of human salmonellosis could be as high as EUR 3 billion a year.

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Author
EFSA
ISBN number
978-92-9199-608-7
Catalogue number
TM-04-14-536-EN-C
Published
14 July 2014