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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 02/02/10 at 9:00 pm EST (n=207)

A map of the United States showing the number of people infected with an outbreak strain of Salmonella by state.

As of 9:00 pm EST on February 2, 2010, a total of 207 individuals infected with a matching strain of Salmonella Montevideo have been reported from 42 states and District of Columbia since July 1, 2009. The number of ill persons identified in each state with this strain is as follows: AK (1), AL (2), AZ (5), CA (30), CO (4), CT (4), DC (1), DE (2), FL (3), GA (3), IA (1), ID (2), IL (11), IN (3), KS (3), LA (1), MA (12), MD (1), ME (1), MI (4), MN (4), MO (1), NC (9), ND (1), NE (1), NH (1), NJ (8), NM (2), NY (16), OH (9), OK (1), OR (9), PA (5), RI (2), SC (1), SD (3), TN (5), TX (7), UT (9), VA (1), WA (15), 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 4, 2009 and January 19, 2010. Infected individuals range in age from < 1 year old to 93 years old and the median age is 37 years. Fifty-three percent of patients are male. Among the 155 patients with available information, 41 (26%) were hospitalized. No deaths have been reported.

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Page last modified: February 03, 2010
Content Source: National Center for Zoonotic, Vector-Borne, and Enteric Diseases (ZVED)