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how likely is it to get salmonella through a cut in your hand? i was handling unwashed chicken eggs.

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Dr. Edward Butler
45 years experience Infectious Disease
Very unlikely: Cutaneous salmonella infection is rare dr ted butler.
Answered on Feb 25, 2018
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Dr. Pam Yoder
Dr. Pam Yoder answered
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Chicken vs egg risks: In case you are interested: http://www.Cdc.Gov/features/salmonellapoultry/?S_cid=fb1544.
Answered on Sep 22, 2017
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