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  • small turtles
  • These cases illustrate that small turtles remain a source of human Salmonella infections, especially for young children. (cdc.gov)
  • Although many reptiles carry Salmonella , small turtles pose a greater risk to young children because they are perceived as safe pets, are small enough to be placed in the mouth, and can be handled as toys. (cdc.gov)
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  • The microbiology report of the CSF came back positive for Salmonella which was then fully identified to be S. paratyphi B that was sensitive to ceftazidime, ceftriaxone, cefepime, piperacillin/tazobactam, imipenem, trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole, and colistin. (ommegaonline.org)