Human Salmonella isolates, 2022 No.04, April

Wednesday 7th December 2022


Human Salmonella isolates, 2022 No.04, April

The number of isolates (n=74) confirmed this month showed a decrease in comparison to the number of isolates confirmed in April 2021 (n=79). Salmonella Typhimurium ST19 (31.6% in April 2021 vs 45.9% in April 2022) was the most common type confirmed this month. Uncommon serotype confirmed this month was Salmonella Butantan (3 human cases since it was first confirmed in New Zealand in 2004).

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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