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Salmonella Dublin


Salmonella Dublin is an important cause of enzootic and epizootic abortion.

 

DIAGNOSIS

Table 2.1: Number of Salmonella Dublin isolates in foetal material during 2017 , n=( 2492 ).
ResultCountPercentage
Negative 2388 95.8
Positive 104 4.2

 

Table 2.2: Monthly count and percentage of Salmonella culture results in foetal material during 2017
MonthNegativePositivePercentageTotal
Jan 613 12 2 625
Feb 508 2 0 510
Mar 235 0 0 235
Apr 86 0 0 86
May 44 1 2 45
Jun 35 0 0 35
Jul 30 1 3 31
Aug 40 0 0 40
Sep 58 5 8 63
Oct 112 23 17 135
Nov 266 43 14 309
Dec 361 17 4 378 

Salmonella Dublin graph

Figure 2.2: Seasonal distribution of Salmonella Dublin isolates from foetal bacterial cultures as a percentage of monthly bovine submission.

 

Salmonella Dublin graph

Figure 2.3: The monthly distribution of submissions of foetal specimes to the Regional Veterinary Laboratories during 2017