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Table 1 Serum collections tested for antibodies against salmonella

From: Serological cross-sectional studies on salmonella incidence in eight European countries: no correlation with incidence of reported cases

Country Period of serum collection Number of sera Female-to-male ratio Age [mean (range)]
Finland Sept. 2000 - March 2001 500 1.1 44 (30–59)
Sweden a May 2007 - Jan. 2008 525 1.7 51 (18–76)
Denmark June 2006 - July 2007 1780 1.2 49 (18–71)
The Netherlands Jan. 2006 - June 2007 1053 1.6 39 (18–60)
Italy Jan. 2003 - April 2004 516 1.0 34 (18–60)
Romania Sept. 2007 509 1.0 38 (18–60)
France May 2003 - April 2004 1010 1.0 38 (18–60)
Poland 2004 b 500 1.6 37 (18–60)
  1. a In Sweden sera from older people were included in order to achieve a sufficient sample size.
  2. b Sera from Poland were randomly chosen from a collection of sera from 2004 that had no exact sampling dates recorded.