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Cases infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Saintpaul, United States, by state, as of August 11, 2008 9pm EDT

Cases infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Saintpaul, United States, by state, as of August 11, 2008 9pm EDT

Since April,1405 persons infected with Salmonella Saintpaul with the same genetic fingerprint have been identified in 43 states, the District of Columbia, and Canada. These were identified because clinical laboratories in all states send Salmonella strains from ill persons to their State public health laboratory for characterization. The number of ill persons identified in each state is as follows: Alabama (5 persons), Arkansas (21), Arizona (58), California (13), Colorado (17), Connecticut (5), Florida (4), Georgia (40), Idaho (6), Illinois (118), Indiana (21), Iowa (2), Kansas (21), Kentucky (2), Louisiana (3), Maine (1), Maryland (39), Massachusetts (30), Michigan (26), Minnesota (22), Mississippi (2), Missouri (20), Montana (1), New Hampshire (5), Nevada (14), New Jersey (16), New Mexico (110), New York (41), North Carolina (28), Ohio (10), Oklahoma (38), Oregon (11), Pennsylvania (13), Rhode Island (3), South Carolina (2), Tennessee (10), Texas (554), Utah (2), Virginia (31), Vermont (2), Washington (18), West Virginia (1), Wisconsin (13), and the District of Columbia (1). Five ill persons are reported from Canada. Four appear to have been infected while traveling in the United States; the travel status of the fifth ill person is unknown.

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Page last modified: August 12, 2008
Content Source: National Center for Zoonotic, Vector-Borne, and Enteric Diseases (ZVED)