Tropical Animal Health and Production

, Volume 1, Issue 2, pp 85–88 | Cite as

Salmonella in wildlife in the Nairobi national park

  • M. Gitter
  • T. F. Brand
Article

Summary

Salmonellae were isolated from 5 out of 492 faeces samples representing 22 species of animals and birds in the Nairobi National Park but none from 251 samples involving 42 species from the Animal Orphanage at the Park.

Keywords

Public Health Veterinary Medicine Faeces Sample National Park 

Salmonella dans la vie sauvage du Parc National de Nairobi, Kenya

Résumé

Cinq d'entre 492 prises de fèces représentant 22 espèces d'animal et d'oiseau dans le Parc National de Nairobi ont rendues de Salmonella, mais 251 prises enveloppant 42 espèces de chez l'orphelinat des animaux au Parc n'en ont point rendues.

Salmonella en Animales Salvajes en el Parque Nacional de Nairobi, Kenya

Sumario

Salmonellae fueron aisladas en 5 de 492 muestras fecales que representaban 22 especies de animales y aves en el Parque Nacional de Nairobi, pero, en ninguna de las 251 muestras colectadas de 42 especies del Orfanato Animal del mismo Parque.

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Copyright information

© E. & S. Livingstone Ltd 1969

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Gitter
    • 1
  • T. F. Brand
    • 1
  1. 1.East African Veterinary Research Organization, Muguga, P.O. KabeteKenya

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