Isolation of different serovars of Salmonella enterica from wild birds in Great Britain between 1995 and 2003.

@article{Pennycott2006IsolationOD,
  title={Isolation of different serovars of Salmonella enterica from wild birds in Great Britain between 1995 and 2003.},
  author={Tom W. Pennycott and Albert Park and Harrison Mather},
  journal={The Veterinary record},
  year={2006},
  volume={158 24},
  pages={817-20}
}
Postmortem examinations were carried out on the carcases of 779 wild birds. Salmonellosis was a common cause of death in greenfinches (Carduelis chloris), house sparrows (Passer domesticus) and chaffinches (Fringilla coelebs), and was also responsible for the deaths of other birds such as goldfinches (Carduelis carduelis), feral pigeons and different species of gulls. Most cases of salmonellosis in finches occurred between January and March, whereas salmonellosis in house sparrows tended to… CONTINUE READING

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