Dramatic shift in the epidemiology of Salmonella enterica serotype Enteritidis phage types
in western Europe, 1998-2003--results from the Enter-net international Salmonella database.
Pathogenicity of Salmonella enteritidis phage type
1 isolate of Malaysia in 21 day old specific-pathogen-free chickens.
Two food samples collected at the implicated catering facility were culture positive for SE: 1) pork dumplings received raw and frozen and subsequently cooked and packaged by the implicated caterer (SE phage type
13) and 2) a sample of raw egg mixture from the egg bucket described previously (SE phage type
Since the various strains of Salmonella enteritidis phage types
are found in poultry, many researchers have observed that Salmonella enteritidis phage types
are related to mortality in broilers.
Antimicrobial susceptibility, phage types
, and pulsetypes of Salmonella Typhimurium, in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Intestinal colonization and organ invasion in chicks experimentally infected with Salmonella enteritidis phage type
4 and other phage types
isolated from poultry in the United States.
In the 1950s, a penicillin-resistant strain known as phage type
80/81, first reported in Australia and Canada but later becoming pandemic, caused skin infections, sepsis, and severe pneumonia in healthy children and young adults.
The Health Protection Agency (HPA) said its own investigations had linked the rise in cases of Salmonella Enteritidis Phage Type
14b (PT14b) to the catering industry.
Dr Deb Wilson told a board meeting of the Durham and Chester-le-Street Primary Care Trust that the Phage Type
56 strain of salmonella had only been discovered in 2002.
The Public Health Laboratory Service (PHLS) said that since September 26 there have been 102 cases reported of a type of salmonella called 'enteritidis phage type
14B', mostly acquired within England.
People who have reported having this particular strain of salmonella - called Salmonella enteritidis phage type
5c - have come from Greater Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Lothian, Shetland, Grampian, Argyll and Clyde, Borders and Forth Valley.
Yesterday, experts in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Lothian, Grampian, Argyll, Borders and Forth Valley were still tracking down the source of the Salmonella, known as enteritidis phage type