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Turtles are still causing Salmonella infections in infants and children

Child Health Alert 25: 2-2

Turtles are still causing Salmonella infections in infants and children

Accession: 056711453

PMID: 18273928

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Yang, M.T.; Chi, C.S., 1994: Salmonella infections in infants and children. Salmonella is an important pathogen for infants and children of which multiply resistant strains were recently reported. Our interest was the annual variation of clinical manifestations, serotype and the sensitivity rate for antibiotics during the...

Biedrzyńska, B.; Mikulicz, A., 1975: Salmonella infections in infants and small children hospitalized in the years 1968-1972. Przeglad Epidemiologiczny 29(1): 45-49

Sirinavin, S.; Jayanetra, P.; Thakkinstian, A., 1999: Clinical and prognostic categorization of extraintestinal nontyphoidal Salmonella infections in infants and children. The study included 172 patients, aged 0-15 years, for whom at least 1 nonfecal, nonurinary specimen was culture-positive for nontyphoidal Salmonella. Ninety-five percent had positive blood cultures. Immunocompromising diseases were found in 19% of...

Kazemi, M.; Gumpert, G.; Marks, M.I., 1974: Clinical spectrum and carrier state of nontyphoidal salmonella infections in infants and children. A study was done of 117 children with nontyphoidal salmonellosis from the clinic and inpatient populations of The Montreal Children's Hospital. Uncomplicated gastroenteritis was the most common clinical presentation and the mean duration of i...

Braun, S.; Spalloni, W.; Ferreccio, F.; Postigo, J.; Fernández, A.; Porte, L.; Saldivia, A.; Wigant, W.; Triantafilo, V., 2016: Salmonella spp. gastroenteritis associated to pet turtles in three infants. Non-typhoidal salmonellosis is an important cause of acute diarrhea in children. Generally they are acquired by consumption of contaminated food, but contact with reptiles is an increasing cause of this zoonoses. We describe three pediatric cases...

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Pasmans, F.; D.H.rdt, P.; Haesebrouck, F., 2002: Presence of Salmonella infections in freshwater turtles. This study was conducted to determine the prevalence of Salmonella infections in a number of species of freshwater turtles, and to evaluate the risk of transmission of a turtle isolate of serovar Muenchen to homoeothermic animals. 62 samples, obta...

Anonymous, 2008: Multistate outbreak of human Salmonella infections associated with exposure to turtles--United States, 2007-2008. Turtles and other reptiles have long been recognized as a source of human Salmonella infections. To prevent turtle-associated Salmonella infections in humans, the sale and distribution of small turtles (i.e., those with a carapace length of less t...