Aerobic gram negative rod
Humans/animals are the reservoir (i.e. reptiles - turtles/lizards, transovarial transmission in chickens-> eggs or "kissing" pet chickens.). Fecal-oral transmission or ingestion of contaminated water/food
Food-borne illness, Infectious colitis, Bacteremia and endovascular infection, Intra-abdominal abscess
Generally a self-limited illness which should not be treated with antibiotics - treat if immunosuppressed/bacteremic, high fever, or hospitalized or infants less than 3 months of age.
Notify Medical Officer of Health (Reportable)