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Healthy Pets, Healthy People — Medscape Commentaries

CDC Expert Commentaries on Medscape are part of a collaboration between CDC and Medscape. They are designed to deliver CDC's authoritative guidance directly to Medscape's physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals. The Division contributes regular Medscape commentaries, including those below.

Photo: Hedgehog Chick TurtleRisks From Pets and Pet Food: Major Outbreaks of Enteric Zoonoses in 2012
February 14, 2013
This slideshow presents information on major outbreaks of enteric zoonoses in 2012 and provides the most up-to-date information on prevention of animal-related enteric zoonoses for patients, including young children and those who are immunocompromised.

Photo: Small TurtlePet Turtles Can Make People Sick: Guidance for Clinicians
June 25, 2012
CDC expert Dr. Janell Routh discusses ways certain pet turtles can make people sick, guidance for clinicians, and steps to help protect patients and their families.

Casey Barton Behravesh - Pets Can Make People Sick - MedscapePets Can Make People Sick
August 23, 2011
CDC expert Dr. Casey Barton Behravesh discusses ways certain pets can make people sick and steps to help protect patients and their families.

 
 
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