By Alison Hogan

Pet Turtles Pose Threat

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   After a 4-week-old infant in Florida died of infection from Salmonella Pomona, and an investigation revealed that an identical strain of the bacteria was also isolated from a pet turtle in the home, the FDA is reminding people of the risk of salmonellosis associated with pet turtles. For more information, visit www.cdc.gov/healthypets/spotlight_an_turtles.htm.


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