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Volume 18, Number 12—December 2012

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Farm Animal Contact as Risk Factor for Transmission of Bovine-associated Salmonella Subtypes

Kevin J. CummingsComments to Author , Lorin D. Warnick, Margaret A. Davis, Kaye Eckmann, Yrjö T. Gröhn, Karin Hoelzer, Kathryn MacDonald, Timothy P. Root, Julie D. Siler, Suzanne M. McGuire, Martin Wiedmann, Emily M. Wright, Shelley M. Zansky, and Thomas E. Besser
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA (K.J. Cummings); Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA (K.J. Cummings, L.D. Warnick, Y.T. Gröhn, K. Hoelzer, J.D. Siler, M. Wiedmann, E.M. Wright); Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, USA (M.A. Davis, T.E. Besser); Washington State Department of Health, Olympia, Washington, USA (K. Eckmann, K. MacDonald); New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York, USA (T.P. Root, S.M. McGuire, S.M. Zansky)

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Table 1

Distribution of Salmonella serovars among 835 patients, New York, USA, March 1, 2008–March 1, 2010

Serovar
No. (%)
Case-patients, n = 40

Typhimurium

27 (67.5)

Dublin

7 (17.5)

Newport

5 (12.5)

Infantis


1 (2.5)
Control-patients, n = 356

Enteritidis

36 (10.1)

Typhimurium

36 (10.1)

Heidelberg

32 (9.0)

Newport

21 (5.9)

Braenderup

16 (4.5)

Javiana

14 (3.9)

Saintpaul

13 (3.7)

Hadar

12 (3.4)

B,5:i:–

11 (3.1)

Muenchen

10 (2.8)

Agona

8 (2.2)

Berta

8 (2.2)

Paratyphi B var. L-tartrate+

8 (2.2)

B,5:b:–

7 (2.0)

Poona

7 (2.0)

Stanley

7 (2.0)

Hartford

6 (1.7)

Miami

6 (1.7)

Montevideo

6 (1.7)

Schwarzengrund

5 (1.4)

Bovismorbificans

4 (1.1)

Derby

4 (1.1)

Ealing

4 (1.1)

Manhattan

4 (1.1)

Mississippi

4 (1.1)

Other serovars


67 (18.8)
Excluded patients, n = 439

Enteritidis

195 (44.4)

Typhimurium

99 (22.6)

Thompson

22 (5.0)

Oranienburg

18 (4.1)

Newport

14 (3.2)

Montevideo

8 (1.8)

Infantis

7 (1.6)

Tennessee

7 (1.6)

Panama

6 (1.4)

Other serovars

46 (10.5)

Not typed

17 (3.9)

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