Which animal-borne pathogens cause bacterial gastroenteritis?

Updated: Jul 17, 2018
  • Author: Jennifer Lynn Bonheur, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Animals can transmit particular bacteria. Exposure to young dogs or cats is associated with Campylobacter transmission. Exposure to turtles is associated with Salmonella transmission.

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