Prevalence of Salmonella serotypes in India: a 61-year study.


During the period 1958-73, 8 027 strains of Salmonella were tested at the National Salmonella and Escherichia Centre: 3 834 strains from man, 3 018 from animals, 839 from sewage and water sources, and 336 of unknown origin. A total of 99 serotypes were identified: 47 from man, 83 from animals, and 35 from sewage and water sources. S. typhi was the commonest… (More)


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@article{Basu1975PrevalenceOS, title={Prevalence of Salmonella serotypes in India: a 61-year study.}, author={Sulagna Basu and Maya L. Dewan and J. C. Suri}, journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization}, year={1975}, volume={52 3}, pages={331-6} }