Animal models of Salmonella infections: Enteritis versus typhoid fever

Renato L. Santos, Shuping Zhang, Renee M Tsolis, Robert A. Kingsley, L. Garry Adams, Andreas J Baumler

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The most common disease syndromes caused by Salmonella serotypes in humans, typhoid fever and enteritis, can be modeled using Salmonella enterica serotype Typhimurium infections in mice and calves, respectively. This article reviews murine typhoid and bovine enteritis and discusses strengths, limitations and distinctive features of these animal models.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1335-1344
Number of pages10
JournalMicrobes and Infection
Issue number14-15
StatePublished - 2001
Externally publishedYes


  • Bovine enteritis
  • Murine typhoid
  • Salmonella pathogenesis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology
  • Infectious Diseases


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