October 22, 2018

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http://wormsandgermsblog.engage.lexblog.com/files/2006/09/Picture-6.png Worms & Germs Blog is an educational website coordinated by Drs. Scott Weese and Maureen Anderson of the Ontario Veterinary College‘s Centre for Public ...
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Research Posters

http://www.plupetstore.com/images/201707/CAHLN-equine-metagenomics-Tiny1.jpg 2012 International Clostridium difficile Symposium Clostridium difficile in the environment of a community hospital 2012 International Conference on Equine Infectious Diseases IX Staphylococcus delphini ...
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Reptile shows….wash your hands!!

http://www.plupetstore.com/images/201707/Python-People1.jpg Last weekend, my family and I went to an (indoor) aviary for an outing because the weather was particularly miserable. A new addition to ...
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Salmonella outbreak linked to turtles

http://www.plupetstore.com/images/201707/Turtle1.jpg Yet another reminder of the risks associated with handling turtles (and other reptiles) comes to us from a report published earlier this year regarding ...
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Pets and immunocompromised people

http://www.plupetstore.com/images/201707/Greyhound1.jpg There was an interesting article in USA Today about the increasing recognition of the positive role that pets can play in patients recovering from ...
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Salmonella and turtles info sheet

http://www.plupetstore.com/images/201707/salm-turtle-sheet1.jpg BarfBlog is a food safety blog run by Dr. Doug Powell, who used to be at the University of Guelph, before moving to Kansas ...
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Stupid things done with snakes

http://www.plupetstore.com/images/201707/snake1.jpg A Las Vegas woman reportedly agreed to babysit a friend’s pet python. She brought the 18-foot snake into her house, where her three-year-old son ...
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Exotic animals in daycares… another bad idea

http://www.plupetstore.com/images/201707/daycare41.jpg One more post about illogical and dangerous activities associated with animals and young children and I’ll hopefully get off the subject for awhile. I came ...
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Salmonella Apapa from a reptile

http://www.plupetstore.com/images/201707/images21.jpg A recent case report in the Journal of Clinical Microbiology (Cooke et al. 2009) described isolation of Salmonella Apapa from the feces of a 67-year-old ...
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Deja vu all over again: Turtles and Salmonella

http://www.plupetstore.com/images/201707/030620KamrynKiss200X2031.jpg You’d think, after countless outbreak of salmonellosis associated with pet turtles, that people would learn and things would start to improve. I guess not. ...
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