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Salmonellosis (S. Hadar, S infantis or S virchow)

Last Modified: Mon, 25 Apr 2016 10:33:42 IST
Disease name
Salmonellosis (S. Hadar, S infantis or S virchow)
Species affected
Multiple(not specified)
Salmonellosis is an infectious disease of humans and animals caused by organisms of the two species of Salmonella (Salmonella enterica, and S. bongori). Although primarily intestinal bacteria, salmonellae are widespread in the environment and commonly found in farm effluents, human sewage and in any material subject to faecal contamination.
Status in Ireland
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland
DAFM Division Responsible
RVL Division
Micheál Casey SSRO
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