Zoonotic concern: Salmonellosis in Reptiles

The physical and psychological benefits of pet ownership have been well established, however pet ownership is not without risks such as the potential for transmission of zoonotic disease. Reptiles can carry a number of bacterial, fungal, protozoal, and parasitic pathogens including Salmonella spp. Approximately 6% of human Salmonella spp. infections are acquired from reptiles . . .


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Pollock C. Zoonotic concern: Salmonellosis in reptiles. March 26, 2011. LafeberVet Web site. Available at https://lafeber.com/vet/zoonotic-concern-salmonellosis-in-reptiles/