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Investigation Announcement: Multistate Outbreak of Human Salmonella Chester Infections

Persons Infected with the Outbreak Strain of Salmonella Chester, United States, by State, as of June 18, 2010 at 9:00 am EST (n=30)

Outbreak of Salmonella Chester Infections (Map) - June 18, 2010

As of 9:00 AM EDT on June 18, 2010, a total of 30 individuals infected with a matching strain of Salmonella Chester have been reported from 15 states since April 11, 2010. The number of ill people identified in each state with this strain is as follows: CA (4), CO (2), GA (6), IL (1), KY (1), MA (2), MN (2), MO (1), NC (1), OK (1), OR (2), SC (2), TN (1), UT (1), and VA (3). Among those for whom information is available about when symptoms started, illnesses began between April 5, 2010 and May 29, 2010. Case-patients range in age from <1 to 88 years old, and the median age is 37 years. Fifty-four percent of patients are female. Among the 15 patients with available hospitalization information, 6 (40%) were hospitalized. No deaths have been reported.

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