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NCTC zonotic pathogens: Salmonella bongori

 

Salmonella 2

 

While a less prolific pathogen than Salmonella enterica subspecies and mainly associated with infection of cold-blooded animals, Salmonella bongori is capable of infection warm-blooded animals including humans.

Alongside the type strain of the species, NCTC 12419 Salmonella bongori, additional strains of Salmonella bongori are available from the NCTC, including five newly accessions strains of differing sequence types kindly deposited by Public Health England’s Gastrointestinal Bacteria Reference Unit.

 

NCTC No.

Organism

Sequence Type

NCTC 14388

Salmonella bongori

3196

NCTC 14389

Salmonella bongori

7110

NCTC 14390

Salmonella bongori

4397

NCTC 14391

Salmonella bongori

395

NCTC 14392

Salmonella bongori

395

 

Written by Jake D. Turnbull

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October 2020

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