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Multistate Outbreak of Human Salmonella Heidelberg Infections Linked to "Kosher Broiled Chicken Livers" from Schreiber Processing Corporation

Persons infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Heidelberg reported to PulseNet: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Ohio, Minnesota, 2011

Chart showing bar graph indicating numbers of persons infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Heidelberg reported to PulseNet: New York and New Jersey, 2011

Among persons for whom information is available in in these states, ill persons ranged in age from <1 to 97 years with a median age of 14 years. Forty-nine percent were female. Among the 154 ill persons with available information, 30 (19%) were hospitalized. No deaths were reported.

The outbreak can be visually described with a chart showing the number of people who became ill each day or week. This chart is called an epi curve. This takes an average of 2 to 3 weeks. Please see the Timeline for Reporting of Salmonella Cases for more details.

 
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