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Pet rodents spread Salmonella enterica

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: (Published 11 January 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:66

Most people associate Salmonella infections with contaminated food. But pet rodents such as mice, rats, and hamsters can also transmit the infection, write researchers. An investigation that started with two dead hamsters from a pet distributor in Minnesota led the researchers to 28 people …

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