Salmonellosis - Sweden

Canadian Poultry magazine
March 29, 2018
By Canadian Poultry magazine
DATE: March 29, 2018

LOCATION: Kalmar, Stockholm, Varmland, Vastra Gotaland, Orebro, and Ostergotland counties

DETAILS: During the first months of 2018, many cats have developed salmonellosis. The disease has also been confirmed in small birds, which is the likely source of infection for the cats according to the Swedish Veterinary Medicine Agency (SVA). About 10 people have now been infected with Salmonella types common to small birds and cats. For some cases, there is also a confirmed connection to a cat with salmonellosis. The majority who have been infected are children in pre-school age.


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