Free flying sparrows as carriers of salmonellosis. Academic Article uri icon


  • Salmonella typhimurium was isolated from nine of 60 wild sparrows trapped in the Guelph area. While this organism was isolated from birds trapped at several different locations, the highest prevalence was in sparrows trapped in close proximity to an animal clinic. The significance of these findings in relation to human and animal salmonellosis is discussed.

published proceedings

  • Can Vet J

author list (cited authors)

  • Tizard, I. R., Fish, N. A., & Harmeson, J.

citation count

  • 20

complete list of authors

  • Tizard, IR||Fish, NA||Harmeson, J

publication date

  • May 1979