Ofthe more than 2000 serotypes of Salmonellaewhich are probably capable of causing disease in birds and other animals S. typhimurium probably accounts for approximately half of the outbreaks of salmonellosis in poultry and other bird species. It is a common pathogen of pigeons and free-living birds. Birds, rodents, pets, and humans can act as carriers of S. typhimurium and due to its importance in public health, disease outbreaks due to this organism require a thorough investigation. The purpose of the present report is to describe the clinical and pathologicalfindingsin two canary (Serinus canaria)flocks experiencing mortalities due to infections with S. typhimurium.
|Title of host publication||Association of Avian Veterinarians Australasian Committee Annual Conference|
|Place of Publication||Canberra|
|Publication status||Published - 08 Oct 1998|