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Multistate Outbreak of Shiga Toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157:H7 Infections Linked to Organic Spinach and Spring Mix Blend (Final Update)

Posted December 10, 2012 4:30 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.

Current Case Count Map

Persons infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli O157:H7, by state*

Persons infected with the outbreak strain of STEC O157:H7, by state

*n=33 for whom information was reported as of December 5, 2012

A total of 33 ill persons infected with the outbreak strain of STEC O157:H7 were reported from five states. The number of ill people identified in each state with the outbreak strain was as follows: Connecticut (2), Massachusetts (3), New York (26), Pennsylvania (1), and Virginia (1).

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Previous Case Count Map

Epi Curve: November 16, 2012

Persons infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli O157:H7, by state*

Persons infected with the outbreak strain of STEC O157:H7, by state as of November 16, 2012

*n=28 for whom information was reported as of November 16, 2012

A total of 28 ill persons infected with the outbreak strain of STEC O157:H7 have been reported from five states. The number of ill people identified in each state with the outbreak strain is as follows: Connecticut (2), Massachusetts (2), New York (22), Pennsylvania (1), and Virginia (1).

 
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