Salmonella infections in Antarctic fauna and island populations of wildlife exposed to human activities in coastal areas of Australia.

@article{Iveson2009SalmonellaII,
  title={Salmonella infections in Antarctic fauna and island populations of wildlife exposed to human activities in coastal areas of Australia.},
  author={J B Iveson and Geoffrey R. Shellam and Stuart. Bradshaw and David W Smith and John S. Mackenzie and R G Mofflin},
  journal={Epidemiology and infection},
  year={2009},
  volume={137 6},
  pages={858-70}
}
Salmonella infections in Antarctic wildlife were first reported in 1970 and in a search for evidence linking isolations with exposure to human activities, a comparison was made of serovars reported from marine fauna in the Antarctic region from 1982-2004 with those from marine mammals in the Northern hemisphere. This revealed that 10 (83%) Salmonella enterica serovars isolated from Antarctic penguins and seals were classifiable in high-frequency (HF) quotients for serovars prevalent in humans… CONTINUE READING