Salmonella spp. in free-ranging and farmed alligators (Alligator mississippiensis) from Texas and Louisiana U.S.A. Academic Article uri icon


  • A survey of 71 free-ranging and 29 farmed alligators (Alligator mississippiensis) for Salmonella was conducted in southeast Texas and south Louisiana (USA) from September 1992 to September 1995. Salmonella spp- were isolated more commonly in indoor farmed animals (20%) than wild animals (2.8%). There was no difference in prevalence between wild adult (> 1.83 m) and wild subadult alligators (< 1.83 m).

published proceedings

  • Aquaculture

altmetric score

  • 1.85

author list (cited authors)

  • Scott, T., & Foster, B. G.

citation count

  • 10

complete list of authors

  • Scott, Timothy||Foster, BG

publication date

  • January 1997