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Multistate Outbreak of Shiga Toxin-producing Escherichia coli O145 Infections (Final Update)

Posted July 20, 2012 3:30 PM ET

This particular outbreak appears to be over. However, E. coli is still an important cause of human illness in the United States. More information about E. coli, and steps people can take to reduce their risk of infection, can be found on the CDC E. coli Web Page.

Epi Curves

The outbreak can be visually described with a chart showing the number of people who became ill each day. Please see the E. coli Outbreak Investigations: Timeline for Reporting Cases for more details.

Current Epi Curve

Persons infected with the outbreak strain of STEC O145, by date of illness onset*

Persons infected with the laboratory strain of E. coli, by known or estimated onset date, as of June 19, 2012

*n=18 for whom information was reported as of July 19, 2012

« Read the full Outbreak Investigation

Previous Epi Curve

Epi Curve: June 19, 2012

Persons infected with the outbreak strain of STEC O145, by date of illness onset*

Persons infected with the laboratory strain of E. coli, by known or estimated onset date, as of June 19, 2012

Onset data not currently available for all persons with reported illness.

*n=14 for whom information was reported as of June 19, 2012. Illnesses that occurred after May 5, 2012 might not yet be reported due to the time it takes between when a person becomes ill and when the illness is reported. This takes an average of 2 to 3 weeks.

Epi Curve: June 8, 2012

Persons infected with the outbreak strain of STEC O145, by date of known or estimated illness onset*

Persons infected with the laboratory strain of E. coli, by known or estimated onset date, as of June 8, 2012

Onset data not currently available for all persons with reported illness.

*n=13 for whom information was reported as of June 8, 2012

 
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