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Berl Munch Tierarztl Wochenschr. 1995 Nov;108(11):401-4.

[Occurrence of Salmonella in fecal samples of dogs and cats in northern Bavaria from 1975 to 1994].

[Article in German]

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Landesuntersuchungsamt für das Gesundheitswesen Nordbayern, Nürnberg.


103 (3.45%) of 2985 fecal samples from dogs respectively 39 (1.92%) of 2024 fecal samples from cats bacteriologically examined during the years 1975 to 1994 yielded Salmonellae. The 103 Salmonella strains of dogs belonged to 32 different serovars and in the cats the 39 strains found represented a total of 17 different serovars. The most frequently detected serovar was S. typhimurium including var. copenhagen, with 33% in the dogs and 49% in the cats.

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