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Pet store puppies may have been the source of campylobacteriosis
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Campylobacter infections reported between September 2016 and August 2017 in seven states may have come from puppies sold by pet store chain Petland, according to the CDC. The infection can be transmitted when people pick up the droppings of an infected animal, and 12 patients were Petland employees while the other 27 had come in contact with a Petland puppy, the CDC said.

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