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Medical Term:

Salmonella enterica choleraesuis


Definition: a bacterial species that occurs in pigs, where it is an important secondary invader in the viral disease hog cholera, but it does not occur as a natural pathogen in other animals; occasionally causes acute gastroenteritis and enteric fever in humans; it is the type species of the genus Salmonella.

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