How To Avoid Salmonella Bacteria When Raising Turtles?
want to ask if it is true that keeping turtles can transmit salmonella bacteria? what should I do to avoid salmonella bacteria? r n r nthank you
Hello Azzahrasn, thank you for the question for HealthReplies.com
What you say is true. Reptiles, including turtles, are among the animals that can carry and spread Salmonella bacteria. If you are raising turtles, here are some things you can do to prevent getting Salmonella infection from tortoises:
Immediately wash your hands with soap every time you touch the turtle or clean its cage. Do not let your turtle roam freely, especially in the kitchen and eating area. (especially infants and children under 5 years) Immediately consult a doctor for yourself or your family if there are symptoms of Salmonella infection such as diarrhea, abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting, fever, and headaches.
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