The Trouble with Turtles Archived
In October 2007, the North Carolina Department of Health reported more than 100 cases of Salmonella infections, primarily caused by Salmonella bacteria in turtles, in 33 states. The majority of infections were in young children. In this broadcast, Dr. Mark Sotir discusses methods to avoid Salmonella infection, including keeping turtles out of households with children aged less than five years. Created: 1/25/2008 by MMWR. Date Released: 2/7/2008. Series Name: A Cup of Health with CDC.
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