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- Buscaglia, Nicholas A.; Weinkle, Tristan K.; McDonough, Patrick L.; Kollias, George V.
- Journal of herpetological medicine and surgery 2019 v.29 no.1-2 pp. 40-48
- Salmonella enterica subsp. arizonae, etc ; Python bivittatus; bacterial culture; carrier state; cloaca; feces; medicine; sampling; serotypes; snakes; surgery; Show all 11 Subjects
- ... Cloacal swabs and feces were collected for four consecutive months from 19 young, healthy Burmese pythons (Python bivittatus) that were culture-confirmed, asymptomatic carriers of Salmonella enterica ssp. arizonae (S. arizonae). Standard culture protocols were used on 152 samples in total (76 fecal samples and 76 cloacal swabs). Comparison of the two sampling methods for each month and over the co ...