Wild boar health surveillance
The Norwegian Veterinary Institute (NVI) is collaborating with the Norwegian Food Safety Authority (NFSA) on a surveillance programme for wild boar in Norway with the aim of monitoring the incidence
If you would like to receive sample collection equipment in order to submit samples from wild boar hunted in Norway, please contact your local office of the NFSA or the swine health expert at the NVI Carl Andreas Grøntvedt.
The following serotypes (n) of Salmonella spp. were detected in faeces from 13 hunted wild boars: S. enterica subsp. diarizonae (7), S. Typhimurium (2), S. Duesseldorf (1), S. Hessarek (1), S. Newport (1) and S. enterica subsp. enterica (1).
- Surveillance of wild boar health in Norway 2021 (pdf 692kb)