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.
Risks From Pets and Pet Food: Major Outbreaks of Enteric Zoonoses in 2012February 14, 2013This 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.
Pet Turtles Can Make People Sick: Guidance for CliniciansJune 25, 2012CDC 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.
Pets Can Make People SickAugust 23, 2011CDC 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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