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Investigation Announcement: Multistate Outbreak of Human Salmonella Montevideo Infections

Persons Infected with the Outbreak Strain of Salmonella Montevideo, United States, by State, as of 01/22/10 at 12:00 pm EST (n=184)

Persons Infected with the Outbreak Strain of Salmonella Montevideo, United States, by State, as of 01/22/10 at 12:00 pm EST (n=184)

As of 12:00 pm EST on January 22, 2010, a total of 184 individuals infected with a matching strain of Salmonella Montevideo have been reported from 38 states since July 1, 2009.  The number of ill persons identified in each state with this strain is as follows:  AL (2), AZ (5), CA (30), CO (2), CT (4), DE (2), FL (2), GA (3), IA (1),  IL (11), IN (3), KS (3), LA (1), MA (12), MD (1), ME (1), MI (1), MN (4), NC (9), ND (1), NE (1), NH (1), NJ (7), NY (15), OH (9), OK (1), OR (8), PA (3),  RI (2), SC (1), SD (3), TN (3), TX (7), UT (7), VA (1), WA (14), WV (1), and WY (2). Because this is a commonly occurring strain, public health investigators may determine that some of the illnesses are not part of this outbreak.

Among the persons with reported dates available, illnesses began between July 2 and January 1, 2010.  Infected individuals range in age from <1 year old to 88 years old and the median age is 37 years.  Fifty-two percent of patients are male.  Among the 125 patients with available information, 35 (28%) were hospitalized. No deaths have been reported.

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Page last modified: January 22, 2010
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