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|Title:||ISOLATION AND IDENTIFICATION OF SALMONELLA FROM FAECAL SAMPLES OF DIFFERENT AGES OF SNAKES|
|Authors:||Hasan Lovlu, Md. Abu|
|Keywords:||: Salmonellosis, Snake, S.S. Agar, Zoonosis.|
|Publisher:||Chattogram Veterinary and Animal Sciences University Khulshi, Chattogram-4225, Bangladesh|
|Abstract:||A cross-sectional study was conducted to investigate the prevalence of Salmonella in fecal samples of snakes at Sitakund and Foy’s Lake area of Chittagong district. In total 25 samples that were collected between August 2008 to March 2009, were subjected for the screening of Salmonella using the conventional cultural procedures with SS agar. Of those samples, 18 samples were positive which form 72% of total collected samples. The study reveals that salmonellosis is more in large population areas where snake boxes were in close contact. The study also reveals that salmonellosis somewhat affects in mid age. During the collection of samples all the snakes were healthy which is normal phenomenon for most of the reptiles.|
|Appears in Collections:||Clinical Report|
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