M213-2

Stool: Salmonella enterica (Enteritidis) – Shipped November 01, 2021

HISTORY

A simulated stool collected from 70 year old traveller was sent to category A laboratories.

Participants were expected to identify Salmonella enterica and report susceptibility results to ampicillin, ciprofloxacin, and SXT.

MAIN EDUCATIONAL POINTS from M213-2

  1. Salmonella gastroenteritis is one of the most common forms of bacterial gastroenteritis.
  2. Isolation and typing of organisms are important for public health follow up.

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