Human Salmonella isolates, 2021 No.12, December

Tuesday 29th November 2022


Human Salmonella isolates, 2021 No.12, December

The number of isolates (n=42) confirmed this month showed no change in comparison to the number of isolates confirmed in December 2020 (n=42). Salmonella Typhimurium ST19 (28.6% in December 2020 vs 31% in December 2021) was the most common serotypes confirmed this month. Uncommon Salmonella serotypes confirmed this month were S. Bardo (12 human isolates since it was first confirmed in New Zealand in 1989) and S. Kedougou (14 human isolates 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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