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Salmonella

Bacteriology

Organisms and Their Biology

  1. E. John Threlfall PhD Deputy Director

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0054

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Threlfall, E. J. 2010. Salmonella. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. Centre for Infections, Laboratory of Enteric Pathogens, Specialist and Reference Microbiology Division, Health Protection Agency, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Definition and Background
  • 2
    Nomenclature
  • 3
    Phenotype
  • 4
    Population Structure and Typing
  • 5
    Epidemiology
  • 6
    Notes on Selected Serotypes of Salmonellae
  • 7
    Pathogenicity and Disease

Keywords:

  • Salmonellae-organisms conforming to definition of Enterobacteriaceae;
  • morphology of Salmonellae-similar to enterobacteria;
  • cultural characters and growth requirements;
  • susceptibility to chemical agents;
  • Kauffmann–White diagnostic scheme;
  • population structure and typing;
  • multi locus sequence typing (MLST);
  • subspecies IIIa and IIIb