Salmonella: Gastroenteritis and Academic Writing

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Salmonella

Michael Munoz

SCI163

November 21, 2012

Mrs. Rotnem

Salmonella

Salmonella is an infection more formally known as Salmonellosis. It is a food borne illness that targets and attacks the intestinal tract. In the past years, this disease has caused many to get sick and in some cases, even death. The food industry is continuously creating ways to ensure the public health including public awareness and better rules and regulation on food safety. Salmonella is a life-threatening infection if not treated properly. It is a bacterium that leads to other illnesses such as typhoid fever, food poisoning, gastroenteritis, enteric fever as well as many other illnesses.

Salmonella [Typographical error: eliminate duplicate word (if on the same line)] infection, more formally known as Salmonellosis, is a bacterial disease that targets and attacks the intestinal tract. Salmonella is a bacterium that leads to other illnesses such as typhoid fever, food poisoning, gastroenteritis, enteric fever as well as many other illnesses. People become infected with this disease mostly through contaminated water or foods, especially through meat, poultry and [in academic writing, if this is a series, place a comma before the final conjunction (and)] eggs. Salmonella poisoning is caused [The passive voice is a form of "be" (is) and a participle (caused). Over-use of the passive voice can make paragraphs officious and tedious to read. Prefer the active voice. For example, passive voice = The paper was completed on time. Active voice = the student completed the paper on time. See Center for Writing Excellence > Tutorials & Guides > Grammar & Writing Guides > Active & passive voice] by the Salmonella bacteria. This bacterium is found inside the digestive system of many animals and is most frequently passed to humans through the feces. Humans are more at risk of ingesting this disease through infected food (mostly poultry, beef or eggs) that...
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