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Whats a form if salmonella poisoning thats related to chicjen infected by rat feces/urine?

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Dr. John Hagler
82 years experience
See below: Q: is salmonella a concern with backyard chickens? A: not usually, but let us explain why. Humans do not catch salmonella from chicks or chickens the way you would catch a cold from your neighbor. Salmonella is food poisoning; you get it from eating infected meat or eggs. Even then, in order to get a case of salmonella, the meat and eggs you have eaten must be improperly prepared, that is, not com.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Salmonella : Salmonella Enteritidis ? SEE: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22856184 for article entitled Transmission and shedding patterns of Salmonella in naturally infected captive wild roof rats (Rattus rattus) from a Salmonella-contaminated layer farm.

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