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Volume 12, Number 3—March 2006

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Web-based Surveillance and Global Salmonella Distribution, 2000–2002

Eleni Galanis*Comments to Author , Danilo M.A. Lo Fo Wong*, Mary E. Patrick*, Norma Binsztein†, Anna Cieslik‡, Thongchai Chalermchaikit§, Awa Aidara-Kane¶#, Andrea Ellis¶**, Frederick J. Angulo††, Henrik C. Wegener*, and for World Health Organization Global Salm-Surv
Author affiliations: *Danish Institute for Food and Veterinary Research, Søborg, Denmark; †Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Infecciosas ANLIS “Carlos G. Malbran,” Buenos Aires, Argentina; ‡National Institute of Hygiene, Warsaw, Poland; §Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand; ¶World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland; #Institut Pasteur, Dakar, Senegal; **Public Health Agency of Canada, Guelph, Ontario, Canada; ††Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Table 2

Number and proportion of countries (N = 31) that ranked in the top 10 each of the 20 most common Salmonella serotypes among human isolates, 2002

Global rank Serotype Europe, n (%) Asia, n (%) Oceania, n (%) Africa, n (%) North America, n (%) Latin America and Caribbean, n (%) Total, n (%)
1 Enteritidis 8 (100) 4 (80) 1 (100) 4 (80) 2 (100) 7 (70) 26 (84)
2 Typhimurium 8 (100) 5 (100) 1 (100) 4 (80) 2 (100) 6 (60) 26 (84)
3 Newport 3 (38) 1 (20) 0 1 (20) 2 (100) 1 (10) 8 (26)
4 Heidelberg 2 (25) 2 (40) 0 0 2 (100) 2 (20) 8 (26)
5 Infantis 8 (100) 1 (20) 1 (100) 1 (20) 2 (100) 1 (10) 14 (45)
6 Hadar 6 (75) 3 (60) 0 3 (60) 2 (100) 0 14 (45)
7 Virchow 5 (63) 0 1 (100) 2 (40) 0 1 (10) 9 (29)
8 Javiana 0 0 0 0 1 (50) 2 (20) 3 (10)
9 Saintpaul 3 (38) 1 (20) 1 (100) 0 2 (100) 3 (30) 10 (32)
10 Montevideo 2 (25) 2 (40) 1 (100) 1 (20) 2 (100) 4 (40) 12 (39)
11 Agona 6 (75) 1 (20) 0 0 2 (100) 3 (30) 12 (39)
12 Oranienburg 0 0 0 0 2 (100) 1 (10) 3 (10)
13 Thompson 3 (38) 1 (20) 1 (100) 0 2 (100) 0 7 (23)
14 Typhi 1 (13) 2 (40) 1 (100) 4 (80) 1 (50) 5 (50) 14 (45)
15 Muenchen 0 0 0 0 1 (50) 0 1 (3)
16 Paratyphi B
d-tartrate+ 2 (25) 0 0 0 2 (100) 0 4 (13)
17 Braenderup 0 1 (20) 0 1 (20) 0 2 (20) 4 (13)
18 Blockley 2 (25) 0 0 0 0 0 2 (6)
19 Anatum 1 (13) 1 (20) 0 0 0 3 (30) 5 (16)
20 Weltevreden 0 2 (40) 0 0 0 1 (10) 3 (10)

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