Volume 18, Number 7—July 2012
Salmonellosis Outbreak Traced to Playground Sand, Australia, 2007–2009
|Species||Year||Reason for collection||Specimen type||No. animals tested||No. positive||MLVA (no.)|
|Black duck||2008||Near contaminated playground||Feces from ground||5||2||1-16-0-0-493|
|Black rat||2008||Trapped in contaminated playground||Rectal swab||1||1||1-16-0-0-493|
|Bandicoot||2008||Trapped in contaminated playground||Cloacal swab||1||1||1-16-0-0-493|
|Brushtail possum||2009||Trapped in state park||Cloacal swab||11||1||1-14-0-0-493|
|Bandicoot||2009||Trapped in state parks||Cloacal swab and feces||67||18||1-13-0-0-493 (6), 1-14-0-0-493 (3), 1-15-0-0-493 (3), 1-16-0-0-493 (3), 1-17-0-0-493 (3)|
|Bandicoot||2008–2009||Wildlife rescue||Cloacal swab||12||2||1-13-0-0-493 (1), 1-15-0-0-490 (1)|
|Bandicoot||2009||Trapped in yard of a case-patient||Cloacal swab||3||2||1-16-0-0-493 (2)|
|Bandicoot§||2009||Wildlife rescue||Cloacal swab||3||3||01-13-0-0-493 (3)|
*With the exceptions of samples from 1 bandicoot that reacted but did not conform (PT RDNC/A001), and 1 dog that was not tested, all phage types were Dundee. MLVA, multilocus variable number tandem repeat analysis; ND, not done.
†Adult, sampled 10 km south of local government area.
‡Sampled10 km south of local government area.