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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Sep 20, 1996
Location: , Arizona

Animal: Iguana
Animal Disposition: unknown

Facility Type: Exotic Pet
Facility Name: unknown

Category: Animal health issue
Species: Reptile

Summary: A 3-week-old boy was admitted to the hospital with a fever, vomiting, and bloody diarrhea of 15 days’ duration. The boy was diagnosed with Salmonella, which he received from the family’s “pet” iguana.

Source: Centers for Disease Control

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