Human Salmonella isolates, 2018 No.4, April

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Human Salmonella isolates, 2018 No.4, March

The number of isolates (n=83) confirmed this month showed a decrease in comparison to the number of isolates confirmed in April 2017 (n=122). Salmonella Typhimurium phage type 56 variant (10.8% in April 2018 vs 3.3% in April 2017) was the most common serotype confirmed this month. Uncommon serotype confirmed this month was S. Altona (2 human cases since it was first confirmed in New Zealand in 2004). Salmonella Enteritidis phage type 14c was confirmed for the first time in New Zealand this month; the case had recently travelled to Taiwan and Hong Kong.

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