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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 01/24/10 at 9:00 pm EST (n=187)

Persons Infected with the Outbreak Strain of Salmonella Montevideo, United States, by State, as of 01/24/10 at 9:00 pm EST (n=187)

As of 9:00 pm EST on January 24, 2010, a total of 187 individuals infected with a matching strain of Salmonella Montevideo have been reported from 39 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 (3), 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), MO (1), 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 (4), 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, 2009 and January 7, 2010.  Infected individuals range in age from <1 year old to 88 years old and the median age is 36 years.  Fifty-two percent of patients are male.  Among the 133 patients with available information, 37 (28%) were hospitalized. No deaths have been reported.

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