Human Salmonella isolates, 2021 No.01, January

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Human Salmonella isolates, 2021 No.01, January

The number of isolates (n=85) confirmed this month showed a decrease in comparison to the number of isolates confirmed in January 2020 (n=136). Salmonella Typhimurium ST19 (25% in 2020 vs 22.4% in 2020) were the most common serotypes confirmed this month. Uncommon serotype confirmed this month was Salmonella Kedougou (13 human cases since it was first confirmed in New Zealand in 1996)

Due to COVID-19 effect on overseas travel and habits of the community post lockdown, there has been a downturn in the number of Salmonella samples.

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