Non-Human Salmonella Isolates, 2014 No. 1, January

Friday 19th July 2019


Summary

The Enteric Reference Laboratory confirmed 40 non-human Salmonella isolates in January 2014 compared with 69 in January 2013.

There was a decrease in reptile isolates (18.8% in 2013 vs. 7.5% in 2014) and food isolates (18.8% in2013 vs. 2.5% in 2014). The increase number of food isolates in January 2013 was linked to an outbreak involving the consumption of contaminated tahini.

There was a decrease in the number of S. Enteritidis confirmed this month from 10 in January 2013 (all from environmental source) to 0 in January 2014.

There was an increase in the number of S. Hindmarsh isolates confirmed this month from 5 in January 2013 to 10 in January 2014; all from ovine origin.

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