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Causes an enteric fever with the development of charachteristic "rose spots" on the abdomen.
Salmonella Typhi
After recovery, a small percentage of patients may become carriers because the organisms colonize the gallbladder, a state that may require cholecystectomy.
Salmonella Typhi
Causes a self-limiting enertocolitis associated with teh consumption of conatminated eggs and poultry.
Salmonella Enteritidis
This highly motile orgnanism reqires a lare infectious dose, which distinguishes it from Shigella.
Salmonella Enteritidis
Urease-positive organism that causes an alkaline urine predisposing to the formation of uinary calculi.
Proteus (mirabilis/Vulgaris)

Theses highly motile organisms are often refractory to antibiotic tx because they often become trapped within stones.
INfection with a small dose of organisms results in dysentery that is only transmitted among humans with not animal reservoir.
Shigella dysenteriae
This cause of bloody, mucoid, low-volume diarrhea can result in life-threatening dehydration and acidosis and is often associated with insanitary conditions.
Shigella dysenteriae
This obligate anerobe is the predominant organism in the human colon
Bacteroides Fragilis

most often the cause of serious anaerobic infection.