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Volume 18, Number 12—December 2012

CME ACTIVITY - Research

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 2

Distribution of Salmonella serovars among 562 patients, Washington, USA, March 1, 2008–March 1, 2010

Serovar No. (%)
Case-patients, n = 87

Typhimurium

45 (51.7)

Montevideo

14 (16.1)

Newport

13 (14.9)

4,5,12:i:–

9 (10.3)

Dublin

5 (5.7)

Infantis


1 (1.1)
Control-patients, n = 428

Enteritidis

173 (40.4)

Typhimurium

29 (6.8)

Paratyphi B var. L-tartrate+

23 (5.4)

Javiana

11 (2.6)

Montevideo

11 (2.6)

Stanley

10 (2.3)

Braenderup

9 (2.1)

Litchfield

9 (2.1)

Thompson

9 (2.1)

4,5,12:i:–

8 (1.9)

Heidelberg

8 (1.9)

Muenchen

7 (1.6)

Senftenberg

7 (1.6)

Virchow

7 (1.6)

Agona

6 (1.4)

Potsdam

6 (1.4)

Saintpaul

6 (1.4)

Oranienburg

5 (1.2)

Other serovars


84 (19.6)
Excluded patients, n = 47

Typhimurium

7 (14.9)

Heidelberg

6 (12.8)

Montevideo

6 (12.8)

Brandenburg

4 (8.5)

Oranienburg

3 (6.4)

Saintpaul

3 (6.4)

4,5,12:i:-

2 (4.3)

Infantis

2 (4.3)

Newport

2 (4.3)

Panama

2 (4.3)

1,4,5,12:i:-

1 (2.1)

Anatum

1 (2.1)

Enteritidis

1 (2.1)

Hadar

1 (2.1)

Mbandaka

1 (2.1)

Oslo

1 (2.1)

Sandiego

1 (2.1)

Uganda

1 (2.1)

Not typed

2 (4.3)

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