How Many Cold Viruses Are There?

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The time between infection and symptom development is 8 - 48 hours. Symptoms include:

  • Abdominal pain or cramping or tenderness
  • Chills
  • Diarrhea
  • Fever
  • Muscle pain
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

Signs and tests

The doctor will perform a physical exam. You may have signs of a tender abdomen and tiny pink spots on the skin called rose spots.

Tests that may be done include:

  • Stool culture for salmonella
  • Complete blood count with differential
  • Blood culture
  • Febrile/cold agglutinins (test for...
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