Free-Living Turtles Are a Reservoir for Salmonella but Not for Campylobacter

  title={Free-Living Turtles Are a Reservoir for Salmonella but Not for Campylobacter},
  author={Clara R Marin and Sofia Ingresa-Capaccioni and Sara Gonz{\'a}lez-Bodi and Francisco Marco-Jim{\'e}nez and Santiago Vega},
  booktitle={PloS one},
Different studies have reported the prevalence of Salmonella in turtles and its role in reptile-associated salmonellosis in humans, but there is a lack of scientific literature related with the epidemiology of Campylobacter in turtles. The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of Campylobacter and Salmonella in free-living native (Emys orbicularis, n=83) and exotic (Trachemysscripta elegans, n=117) turtles from 11 natural ponds in Eastern Spain. In addition, different types of… CONTINUE READING
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