Moon TD, Johnson M, Foster MA, Silva WP, Buene M, Valverde E, Morais L, Williams JV, Vermund SH, Brentlinger PE. Identification of Invasive Salmonella Enterica Serovar Typhimurium ST313 in Ambulatory HIV-Infected Adults in Mozambique. Journal of global infectious diseases. 7(7). 139-42. PMID: 26751031 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC4693304
Despite evidence describing the burden of invasive non-typhoidal salmonella (iNTS) disease in sub-Saharan Africa, iNTS is not recognized as a priority within global health policy institutions. Recently, Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium, sequence type (ST) 313, has been identified as the predominant cause of iNTS disease in multiple sub-Saharan African countries.