An Outbreak of Salmonella enteritidis Infection in Pygmy Hogs (Sus salvanius)


An outbreak of salmonellosis was recorded in captive pygmy hogs (Sus salvanius), a critically endangered species of mammal. Of 42 captive animals maintained for conservation breeding by the Pygmy Hog Conservation Programme, Guwahati, Assam, India, 7 (16.67%) died within 3 days. The organism associated with this outbreak was identified as Salmonella… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/A:1005229412814

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