The incidence of Salmonella in random-source cats purchased for use in research.

@article{Fox1979TheIO,
  title={The incidence of Salmonella in random-source cats purchased for use in research.},
  author={J. G. C. Fox and C M Beaucage},
  journal={The Journal of infectious diseases},
  year={1979},
  volume={139 3},
  pages={362-5}
}
In research facilities, cats are routinely ignored as a potential source of salmonella infection. Over a period of 18 months, 142 cats received from commercial vendors for use in research were screened for enteric Salmonella. Salmonella was isolated from 15 animals, an incidence of 10.6%. Five (29%) of the 17 shipments contained animals that were positive for Salmonella. The serotypes isolated were Salmonella derby, Salmonella typhimurium, Salmonella anatum, Salmonella enteritidis, and… CONTINUE READING

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