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How can you catch salmonellosis?

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Dr. Scott Mitchell
Bariatrics 24 years experience
Salmonella: Salmonella is transmitted by contaminated food, water, or contact with infected animals. For detailed information, check out the cdc's website at http://www.Cdc.Gov/salmonella/.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Salmonella: Salmonella is usually transmitted to people through contaminated food such as eggs (inside the egg or on the shell), chicken, turkeys & even on fruits or vegetables contaminated by animal feces (especially raw sprouts). Salmonella can be transmitted from cats, dogs, fish, birds and turtles (especially tiny turtles)

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