Stats on Salmonella

July 2004
DVM: The Newsmagazine of Veterinary Medicine;Jul2004, Vol. 35 Issue 7, p6
Salmonellosis is the most commonly diagnosed infectious cause of diarrhea in adult horses. Clinical manifestation range from none to acute, severe diarrhea. Infection can occur via contamination of the environment, feed, water or by contact with animals actively shedding the bacteria. More than 2,000 serotypes, including S. Newport, which is resistant to several antibiotics including ampicillin and chloramphenicol.


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