Frogs & Salmonella?

Answer Approximately 90 percent of frogs carry salmonella, a potentially serious disease that affects the intestinal tract. Even frogs that have been purchased from a pet store are at risk of carrying the... Read More »

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Tortoises & Salmonella?

Salmonella is a bacteria that can cause serious illnesses in humans and lead to death if not treated in time. Reptiles such as tortoises have a bad reputation for carrying and spreading salmonella,... Read More »

PMNs & Salmonella?

Salmonella is a genus of bacteria that are common in the intestines of many reptiles, mammals and birds. Some salmonella bacteria can cause illness in humans, and salmonella are a frequent cause of... Read More »

Who found salmonella?

In 1885, researcher Theobald Smith discovered a specific group of bacteria that caused diarrheal illnesses in infected humans and animals. At the time, Smith was working for American scientist Dani... Read More »

How to Treat Salmonella?

Salmonella poisoning is a result of coming into contact with water or food contaminated with the salmonella bacteria. It causes fever, diarrhea and abdominal cramps, and is often referred to as foo... Read More »