CDC: Pocket Pets


Subject:
Mammals , Pets , Public Health & Safety , Veterinary Medicine & Animal Health , Rodents , Public Health

Description:
Health advisories about pocket pets, "small animals, often rodents that are kept as pets and could fit in your pocket." Discusses Salmonella and lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV), both of which can be transmitted from animals to humans. Includes prevention measures and considerations when choosing a pocket pet. From the National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Publisher:
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.cdc.gov/healthypets/animals/pocket_pets.htm


PID= res:lii-20906