Animal & Veterinary

Salmonella, You and the Turtle Connection Classroom Lecture

Have you ever had (the symptoms)?  Look in your brochure and tell me what kind of infection might cause those symptoms?


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“diarrhea, fever…”

In 1975, the Food and Drug Administration banned the sale of small turtles less than?


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“...less than 4 inches long….”

Why are small turtles a concern?



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“ are more likely to put these animals in their mouths."

Who is at risk for getting sick?



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“anyone can get Salmonella infection, but the risk is highest in….”

Even if you don’t have a turtle at home, where else might you touch a turtle and get Salmonella?


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“… petting zoos, schools …)

What can you do to minimize the risks of getting sick?



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“Do and Don't”


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