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Low prevalence of Salmonella enterica in Australian wildlife

Parsons, Sandra; Bull, C. Michael; Gordon, David


A total of 2489 wildlife hosts from Australia were sampled in order to determine the fraction of hosts that harboured Salmonella enterica as a dominant member of the host's enteric community. Hosts sampled included fish, frogs, reptiles, birds and mammals from the four main climatic regions of Australia: desert, grassland, temperate and tropical. Salmonella enterica was predominately isolated from reptiles, in particular, lizards. It was also isolated from mammals, though not from any fish,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Environmental Microbiology Reports
DOI: 10.1111/j.1758-2229.2010.00152.x


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