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Salmonella-associated diarrhea is a common cause of community-acquired gastroenteritis. Some species of salmonella are associated with invasive diseases like meningitis, endocarditis and septicemia.
Infection with Salmonella spp can result in a variety of presentations such as enteric fever, septicemia, gastroenteritis, and septic arthritis. The common organisms seen in septic arthritis are Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococci which accounts for about 67% and 20% respectively. Salmonella spp however is less commonly seen in septic arthritis and it is usually associated with immunosuppression conditions and underlying chronic debilitating diseases such as malignancy, hemoglobinopathy, diabetes mellitus, and HIV.