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- Lukac, Maja; Pedersen, Karl; Prukner-Radovcic, Estella
- Journal of zoo and wildlife medicine 2015 v.46 no.2 pp. 234-240
- Salmonella enterica subsp. arizonae, etc ; Salmonella enterica subsp. diarizonae; Salmonella enterica subsp. houtenae; Salmonella enterica subsp. salamae; cloaca; diagnostic techniques; excretion; feces; humans; lizards; pharynx; public health; salmonellosis; serotypes; snakes; turtles; zoos; Croatia; Show all 18 Subjects
- ... Salmonellosis transmitted by pet reptiles is an increasing public health issue worldwide. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of Salmonella strains from captive reptiles in Croatia. From November 2009 to November 2011 a total of 292 skin, pharyngeal, cloacal, and fecal samples from 200 apparently healthy reptiles were tested for Salmonella excretions by bacteriologic culture an ...