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Table 2 Salmonella species isolated from Norwegian zoo reptiles, serovars and their host, including numbers of each serovar and numbers of each host species

From: Prevalence of Salmonella serovars isolated from reptiles in Norwegian zoos

SpeciesSubspeciesSerovarNo. of isolatesHostNo. of hosts
Salmonella entericaentericaKottbus1Hermann’s tortoiseTestudo hermanni1
Hadar1Central bearded dragonPogona viticeps1
Poano1Cuban boaChilabothrus angulifer1
Muenchen5Spotted pythonAntaresia maculosa2
Carpet pythonMorelia spilota1
Common boaBoa constrictor1
Corn snakePantherophis guttatus1
Redlands1Corn snakePantherophis guttatus1
9,12:eh:-1Blue-tongue skinkTiliqua nigrolutea1
Cotham1Central bearded dragonPogona viticeps1
Lome1Royal pythonPython regius1
Paratyphi B var Java6Royal pythonPython regius4a
Green tree pythonMorelia viridis1
Carpet pythonMorelia spilota1
arizonae44:z4, z23:-1Corn snakePantherophis guttatus1
51:z4z23:-1Carpet pythonMorelia spilota1
diarizonae57:c:z2Royal pythonPython regius1
Indian pythonPython molurus1
47:k:z351Blue-tongue skinkTiliqua nigrolutea1
48:z52:enz151Carpet pythonMorelia spilota1
48:1, v:1,51Common boaBoa constrictor1
48:1w:1,5,71Common boaBoa constrictor1
48:c:z1Green iguanaIguana iguana1
50:r:z1Royal pythonPython regius1
65:k:z537Royal pythonPython regius1
HognoseHeterodon3
Carpet pythonMorelia spilota2
Central bearded dragonPogona viticeps1
14:z10:z1California kingsnakeLampropeltis getula californiae1
salamae18:z4,z23:-4Royal pythonPython regius2a
Ocellated lizardTimon lepidus1
Central bearded dragonPogona viticeps1
16:gm t:-1Angolan pythonPython anchietae1
houtenae44:z4z23:-1Ocellated lizardTimon lepidus1
Salmonella sp.Unknown49:1w:1,5,71Indian pythonPython molurus1
28:z52:z531Blue-tongue skinkTiliqua nigrolutea1
51:i:1,21Royal pythonPython regius1
  1. aTwo different Salmonella isolates (S. ser. Paratyphi B var Java and S. enterica ssp. salamae ser. 18:z4,z23:-) were identified originating from a common Royal python (Python regius) host. Thus, 45 isolates of Salmonella spp. were identified from 44 positive reptile hosts