Category: Veterinarians

Salmonella and Reptiles: Veterinary Guidelines

Posted on May 23, 2016

Veterinarians who treat reptiles should be aware of the following information and recommendations concerning reptiles and Salmonella spp. Salmonella spp. carriage appears to be highly prevalent in reptiles. Reptiles should be considered to be nonclinical carriers of Salmonella spp. The organism is intermittently or continuously shed in their feces and, if ingested by humans, may […]