Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 1 Salmonella Serovars isolated from human clinical and fecal sludge samples.

From: Prevalence and characterization of Salmonella among humans in Ghana

  Sample types  
Serovar Stoola Fecal sludgeb Blooda Blood/stoolc No. of isolates (%)
S. Agona   1    1 (0.7)
S. Bredeney   1 1   2 (1.5)
S. Colindale 3   1   4 (2.9)
S. Derby   12    12 (8.8)
S. Dublin    3 2 5 (3.7)
S. Eastbourne    1   1 (0.7)
S. 4, 5, 12: i:-   1   1 2 (1.5)
S. 4, 12; -:1, 2 1     1 (0.7)
S. 9, 12: -:-     5 5 (3.7)
S. 8, 20: g, m:- 1     1 (0.7)
S. Enteritidis 1 4 9 40 54 (39.4)
S. Enugu 1     1 (0.7)
S. Ituri 1   1   2 (1.5)
S. Kaapstad   1    1 (0.7)
S. Oakland     1 1(0.7)
S. Oranienburg     1 1 (0.7)
S. Poona 2     2(1.5)
S. Senftenberg   1    1 (0.7)
S. Suberu   1   1 2 (1.5)
S. Typhimurium 2 3 18 10 33 (24.1)
S. Virchow 1   1 2 4 (2.9)
S. spp. (rough strain)   1    1 (0.7)
Total 13 26 35 63 137 (100)
  1. aBlood and stool prospectively collected from patients at the two hospitals
  2. bFecal sludge collected from public toilets in slum communities
  3. cBlood and stool retrospectively collected from patients at the Korle Bu teaching hospital