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Originally Posted by LionofJudo View Post
In the First Aid book, it says "Symptoms of salmonellosis maybe prolonged with antibiotic treatments, and there is typically a monocytic response"

1) why prolonged?

2) what is a monocytic response?

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I think they mean that if you use the inappropriate antibiotic then you increase the resistance and the symptoms get prolonged. That's what am thinking
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