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Most <i>Strep Suis</i> Found is Type 2

by 5m Editor
21 June 2011, at 9:01am

UK - Streptococcus suis type 2 again predominated, according to the Non-Statutory Zoonoses report from AHVLA for January to March 2011.

Streptococcus suis isolates from diagnostic material submitted to VLA regional laboratories (RLs) are typed further for disease surveillance purposes.

The numbers and serotypes from porcine diagnostic material submitted to RLs during the period January-March 2011 are shown below with data for previous years for comparison.

Streptococcus suis type 2 again predominated, as it was identified in 12 of the 31 samples investigated.

Further Reading

- You can view the full report by clicking here.

- Find out more information on streptococcal infections by clicking here.

5m Editor