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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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Salmonella, You and the Turtle Connection Test

  1. Turtles carry Salmonella on their outer skin and shell
    a.  True
    b.  False
  2. People can get Salmonella by coming in contact with turtles or their habitats
    a.  True
    b.  False
  3. After touching a turtle you should wash your hands
    a.  True
    b.  False
  4. Turtles smaller than 4 inches long can be legally sold in the US
    a.  True
    b.  False
  5. Which of the following is NOT a symptom of Salmonella?
    a.  fever
    b.  vomiting
    c.  blindness
    d.  headache
  6. Who are some of the people at risk from getting Salmonella poisoning?
    a.  young children
    b.  elderly
    c.  infants
    d.  all of the above

Answer Key for Salmonella and Turtles Test:

  1. True
  2. True
  3. True
  4. False
  5. c
  6. d