Salmonella Square notext Over 1 million people in the United States get food poisoning from Salmonella bacteria each year – that’s almost one out of every 300 Americans! You might have heard that this bacteria enters our bodies when we eat contaminated foods, but what happens after? In this talk, we’ll answer this question by exploring the ins and outs of a typical Salmonella infection – from a spoiled egg salad sandwich to its eventual exit from an unlucky human. As we follow the bacteria through the body, we’ll discover the many defenses our body uses against these microscopic invaders and the complex solutions bacteria have evolved to combat them.

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