About This Community:

This forum is for questions and support regarding your pet cats!

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank

Diseases from Reptiles

Diseases from Reptiles

 

An estimated 3% of households in the United States own at least one reptile. Reptiles, including turtles, lizards, and snakes, can carry germs that make people sick. Of greatest importance is salmonellosis. An estimated 70,000 people get salmonellosis from contact with reptiles in the United States each year.

 

Salmonella Infection (salmonellosis): A bacterial disease associated with reptiles, including lizards, snakes, turtles, and tortoises.

 

MedHelp Health Answers
Recent Activity
1755089_tn?1376057155
Blank
drewlevas uploaded new photos
1 hr ago
2020005_tn?1404435525
Blank
KTowne commented on KTowne's status
2 hrs ago
1580318_tn?1407339099
Blank
Shannon79 commented on laureninlove's status
2 hrs ago
Top Cats Answerers
874521_tn?1375890587
Blank
opus88
Canada..., SK
587315_tn?1333556383
Blank
zodiacqueen
VA
242912_tn?1402547092
Blank
Jade59
CA
506791_tn?1350343103
Blank
Piparskeggr
Saint Mary's County, MD
7052683_tn?1392942395
Blank
CML2014
highland beach, FL
740516_tn?1360946086
Blank
AppleBr
Brazil
Go
Report
Rating
Category
Start Date
Jun 25, 2009
by darrensv1
Last Revision
Jun 25, 2009
by darrensv1