Information for health professionals

Collective food-borne illness is one of the notifiable communicable diseases (a notifiable infectious disease in Flanders, Wallonia and Brussels). Two grouped cases or more of salmonellosis must be reported by the doctor concerned.

For more general information about salmonellosis/Salmonella, see:

  • the fact sheet of the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)
  • the information sheet on Salmonella from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Sciensano helps to diagnose cases of salmonellosis, identifies the sources of contamination, checks products, monitors the evolution of salmonellosis in Belgium and studies Salmonella bacteria’s susceptibility to antibiotics.


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