Salmonella Enteritidis Causing Gastroenteritis : A Case Report 727-728
Dr. D. Vijaya
Professor & HOD Microbiology
AIMS, B.G.Nagara 571448
Phone no; 94820 09120
E Mail; vijayadanand @ rediffmail.com
A 60-year old female patient presented with the symptoms of severe gastroenteritis after consuming food which contained a chicken and egg preparation at a village party. Her faecal sample yielded Salmonella enteritidis which has rarely been reported as the causative agent of gastroenteritis in India. This case has been reported for its rarity in India.