Laboratory confirmation of infection with/without symptoms:
isolation of a Salmonella sp. from an appropriate clinical specimen
Clinical illness in a person who is epidemiologically linked to a confirmed case
Definition of clinical illness
Clinical illness is characterized by diarrhea, abdominal pain, nausea, and sometimes vomiting. Asymptomatic infections may occur, and the organism may cause extra-intestinal infections.
Note: This may include Typhie and Paratyphi. Typhoid and Paratyphoid fever have separate definitions as well.