Trachemys scripta elegans
Trachemys scripta elegans
(Red-eared Slider)
Native Transplant

6 results for Trachemys scripta elegans (Red-eared Slider)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
4096 Trachemys scripta elegans Human Health Observational N/A Pet ownership of T. s. elegans was associated with cases of Salmonella outbreaks... 35751
4109 Trachemys scripta elegans Human Health Observational N/A A child caught a severe Salmonella enterica infection from her pet turtle (Trachemys... 35786
4372 Trachemys scripta elegans Human Health Experimental Laboratory The ability of Trachemys scripta to survive for long periods of time in anoxic conditions... 36310
5624 Trachemys scripta elegans Human Health Anecdotal N/A Trachemys scripta elegans can expose people to salmonella in aquatic urban areas in New... 34112
6578 Trachemys scripta elegans Human Health Anecdotal N/A Salmonellosis contracted from red-eared slider can be fatal, especially for children. 40919
6579 Trachemys scripta elegans Human Health Anecdotal N/A In Connecticut, as much as 25% of salmonellosis cases were caused by interactions between pet... 40919

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/26/2024].

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