How does animal exposure increase the risk for diarrhea?

Updated: Jan 31, 2020
  • Author: Stefano Guandalini, MD; Chief Editor: Carmen Cuffari, MD  more...
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Animal exposure can contribute to diarrhea.

  • Exposure to young dogs or cats is associated with Campylobacter organisms.

  • Exposure to turtles is associated with Salmonella organisms.


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