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Investigation Announcement: Outbreak of Human Salmonella Typhimurium Infections Associated with Contact with Water Frogs

Persons Infected with the Outbreak Strain of Salmonella Typhimurium, United States, by State, June 24, 2009 to November 14, 2009

Persons Infected with the Outbreak Strain of Salmonella Typhimurium, United States, by State, June 24, 2009 to November 14, 2009

As of 12pm EST on December 7, 2009, 48 individuals infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Typhimurium have been reported from 25 states.  The number of ill persons identified in each state is as follows: Arizona (1), California (2), Colorado (2), Florida (1), Georgia (1), Idaho (1), Illinois (5), Kentucky (1), Louisiana (1), Massachusetts (2), Maryland (2), Michigan (3), Minnesota (1), Missouri (2), Mississippi (1), New Jersey (2), New Mexico (1), New York (1), Ohio (2), Pennsylvania (3), Tennessee (2), Texas (3), Utah (6), Virginia (1), and Washington (1).

Among the persons with reported dates available, illnesses began between June 24, 2009 and November 14, 2009.  Infected individuals range in age from <1 year old to 54 years old. Seventy-seven percent (77%) of patients are younger than 10 years old and the median age is 4 years.  Fifty-five percent (55%) of patients are female.  No deaths have been reported.

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Page last modified: December 07, 2009
Content Source: National Center for Zoonotic, Vector-Borne, and Enteric Diseases (ZVED)

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