Warning to veterinarians – Salmonella Brandenburg in North Island!

Although cases of salmonellosis in production animals are not uncommon in the North Island, Salmonella Brandenburg has historically only been a problem in the South Island of New Zealand.  However, a case of S. Brandenburg has recently been identified in the North Island (Taranaki region), in association with an outbreak of bovine abortion. Salmonella Brandenburg […]


AMY WEEDEN A case recently received by our Auckland laboratory provided a good reminder that it’s always important to be aware of zoonoses when handling both patients and diagnostic samples. We don’t always get excited by skin scrapings, but a recent submission from a dog with severe skin disease did get us all a twitter, […]