Non-Human Salmonella Isolates, 2021

Sunday 22nd May 2022


Non-Human Salmonella Isolates, 2021

The Enteric Reference Laboratory confirmed 1015 non-human Salmonella isolates in 2021 compared with 833 in 2020.

There was a decrease in the number of:

  • S. Bovismorbificans (247 in 2020 vs. 127 in 2021)

There was an increase in the number of:

  • S. Enteritidis (5 in 2020 vs. 192 in 2021);
  • S. Give (78 in 2020 vs. 88 in 2021);
  • S. Hindmarsh (8 in 2020 vs. 23 in 2021);
  • S. Infantis (3 in 2020 vs. 17 in 2021);
  • S. Mbandaka (7 in 2020 vs. 39 in 2021);
  • S. Thompson (1 in 2020 vs. 46 in 2021)

An outbreak of S. Enteritidis in poultry flocks, and MPI investigation followed by extra testing associated with the MPI Emergency Control Scheme – Managing Salmonella Enteritidis in Commercial Chicken Flocks that came into effect 6th October 2021 has resulted in an increase in poultry isolate referrals.

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