An outbreak of 25 cases of Salomonella Altona has been linked to chicks and ducklings in the eastern United States, including NC, PA, OH, and IN.
Symptoms include diarrhea, fever, and abdominal cramps. The disease can be diagnosed with a stool sample. Onset takes 2-3 weeks, and symptoms usually last 4-7 days.
For more information and tips to protect yourself from Salmonella Altona, read the full post on the Center for Disease Control’s website.