TABLE 1.

Sources of S. Newport isolates

Yr of isolation (no. of isolates)HostNo.
EuropeNorth AmericaOthera
1940-1959 (33)b Human6410
Rat1
Reptile7
Swine11
Unknown3
1960-1979 (117)Chicken1
Frog legs3
Equine11
Human30772
Lion1
Swine1
1980-2005 (226)Bovine20
Chicken210
Food/feed49
Human6075
Reptile201
Swine13
Turkey9
Unknown3
Unknown (8)Human22
Swine1
Unknown3
Total13222527
  • a Isolates from Africa, Asia, South America, or an unknown country.

  • b One strain was isolated in 1918.