The objective of the present study was to detect the presence of Salmonella spp. in 30 motelo turtles (Geochelone denticulata) in a zoo of the Iquitos region, Peru. Fecal samples were obtained by rectal swaps and processed by bacteriological and biochemical cultivation tests. The results showed that 6.7% of the samples were positive to Salmonella spp. and the typing indicated Salmonella enterica subspecies enterica serotype typhimurium.
|Translated title of the contribution
|Identification of salmonella spp. in motelo turtles (Geochelone denticulata) of a zoo farm in Iquitos City
|Number of pages
|Revista de Investigaciones Veterinarias del Peru
|Published - 2010
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