Epidemiologic and pathologic aspects of Salmonella typhimurium infection in passerine birds in Norway.

@article{Refsum2003EpidemiologicAP,
  title={Epidemiologic and pathologic aspects of Salmonella typhimurium infection in passerine birds in Norway.},
  author={Thorbj\orn Refsum and Turid Vik\oren and Kjell Handeland and Georg Kapperud and Gudmund Holstad},
  journal={Journal of wildlife diseases},
  year={2003},
  volume={39 1},
  pages={64-72}
}
Septicemic salmonellosis caused by Salmonella Typhimurium 4, 12: i:1, 2 was diagnosed in 94 (64.8%) of 145 small passerines comprising nine species, examined in Norway during 1999-2000. The birds were found dead at private feeding places throughout the country. The bullfinch (Pyrrhula pyrrhula), Eurasian siskin (Carduelis spinus), common redpoll (Carduelis flammea), and Eurasian greenfinch (Carduelis chloris) were the most frequently affected species. Pathologic findings in 94 carcasses… CONTINUE READING