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@article{3360b4958158401cbf87ada8a4a6b0ee,
title = "Global Monitoring of Salmonella Serovar Distribution from the World Health Organization Global Foodborne Infections Network Country Data Bank: Results of Quality Assured Laboratories from 2001 to 2007",
publisher = "Mary Ann/Liebert, Inc. Publishers",
author = "Hendriksen, {Rene S.} and Antonio Vieira and Susanne Karlsmose and Wong, {Danilo Lo Fo} and Jensen, {Arne Bent} and Wegener, {Henrik Caspar} and Aarestrup, {Frank Møller}",
year = "2011",
doi = "10.1089/fpd.2010.0787",
volume = "8",
number = "8",
journal = "Foodborne Pathogens and Disease",
issn = "1535-3141",

}

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TY - JOUR

T1 - Global Monitoring of Salmonella Serovar Distribution from the World Health Organization Global Foodborne Infections Network Country Data Bank: Results of Quality Assured Laboratories from 2001 to 2007

A1 - Hendriksen,Rene S.

A1 - Vieira,Antonio

A1 - Karlsmose,Susanne

A1 - Wong,Danilo Lo Fo

A1 - Jensen,Arne Bent

A1 - Wegener,Henrik Caspar

A1 - Aarestrup,Frank Møller

AU - Hendriksen,Rene S.

AU - Vieira,Antonio

AU - Karlsmose,Susanne

AU - Wong,Danilo Lo Fo

AU - Jensen,Arne Bent

AU - Wegener,Henrik Caspar

AU - Aarestrup,Frank Møller

PB - Mary Ann/Liebert, Inc. Publishers

PY - 2011

Y1 - 2011

N2 - Salmonella enterica is commonly acquired from contaminated food and is an important cause of illness worldwide. Interventions are needed to control Salmonella; subtyping Salmonella by serotyping is useful for targeting such interventions. We, therefore, analyzed the global distribution of the 15 most frequently identified serovars of Salmonella isolated from humans from 2001 to 2007 in laboratories from 37 countries that participated in World Health Organization Global Foodborne Infections Network and demonstrated serotyping proficiency in the Global Foodborne Infections Network External Quality Assurance System. In all regions throughout the study period, with the exception of the Oceania and North American regions, Salmonella serovars Enteritidis and Typhimurium ranked as the most common and second most common serovar, respectively. In the North American and Oceania (Australia and New Zealand) regions, Salmonella serovar Typhimurium was the most common serovar reported, and Salmonella serovar Enteritidis was the second most common serovar. During the study period, the proportion of Salmonella isolates reported from humans that were Salmonella serovar Enteritidis was 43.5% (range: 40.6% [2007] to 44.9% [2003]), and Salmonella serovar Typhimurium was 17.1% (range: 15% [2007] to 18.9% [2001]). Salmonella serovars Newport (mainly observed in Latin and North American and European countries), Infantis (dominating in all regions), Virchow (mainly observed in Asian, European, and Oceanic countries), Hadar (profound in European countries), and Agona (intense in Latin and North American and European countries) were also frequently isolated with an overall proportion of 3.5%, 1.8%, 1.5%, 1.5%, and 0.8%, respectively. There were large differences in the most commonly isolated serovars between regions, but lesser differences between countries within the same region. The results also highlight the complexity of the global epidemiology of Salmonella and the need and importance for improving monitoring data of those serovars of highest epidemiologic importance.

AB - Salmonella enterica is commonly acquired from contaminated food and is an important cause of illness worldwide. Interventions are needed to control Salmonella; subtyping Salmonella by serotyping is useful for targeting such interventions. We, therefore, analyzed the global distribution of the 15 most frequently identified serovars of Salmonella isolated from humans from 2001 to 2007 in laboratories from 37 countries that participated in World Health Organization Global Foodborne Infections Network and demonstrated serotyping proficiency in the Global Foodborne Infections Network External Quality Assurance System. In all regions throughout the study period, with the exception of the Oceania and North American regions, Salmonella serovars Enteritidis and Typhimurium ranked as the most common and second most common serovar, respectively. In the North American and Oceania (Australia and New Zealand) regions, Salmonella serovar Typhimurium was the most common serovar reported, and Salmonella serovar Enteritidis was the second most common serovar. During the study period, the proportion of Salmonella isolates reported from humans that were Salmonella serovar Enteritidis was 43.5% (range: 40.6% [2007] to 44.9% [2003]), and Salmonella serovar Typhimurium was 17.1% (range: 15% [2007] to 18.9% [2001]). Salmonella serovars Newport (mainly observed in Latin and North American and European countries), Infantis (dominating in all regions), Virchow (mainly observed in Asian, European, and Oceanic countries), Hadar (profound in European countries), and Agona (intense in Latin and North American and European countries) were also frequently isolated with an overall proportion of 3.5%, 1.8%, 1.5%, 1.5%, and 0.8%, respectively. There were large differences in the most commonly isolated serovars between regions, but lesser differences between countries within the same region. The results also highlight the complexity of the global epidemiology of Salmonella and the need and importance for improving monitoring data of those serovars of highest epidemiologic importance.

U2 - 10.1089/fpd.2010.0787

DO - 10.1089/fpd.2010.0787

JO - Foodborne Pathogens and Disease

JF - Foodborne Pathogens and Disease

SN - 1535-3141

IS - 8

VL - 8

ER -