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Non-human salmonella isolates 2006

30 December 2006

Consumer safety
Animal testing
Food environmental testing

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Annual summary 2006

The Enteric Reference Laboratory confirmed 1,417 non-human isolates in 2006 compared with 1,520 in 2005.

Isolates of S.Brandenburg in sheep have increased from 14% in 2005 to 16% in 2006. S. Hindmarsh in sheep has also increased from 7% in 2005 to 11% in 2006.

The first New Zealand isolate of S. Borreze was isolated during a NZFSA project. The serotype was confirmed by the Pasteur Institute, Paris.

Isolates of S. Mana were isolated from a skink and a gecko from Mana Island. The first isolate of this serotype in the world was in 1998 from a Takahe living on Mana Island.