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Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium and Salmonella Newport Infections Linked to Cantaloupe (Final Update)

Posted October 5, 2012 3:15 PM ET

This outbreak appears to be over. However, Salmonella is an important cause of human illness in the United States. More information about Salmonella, and steps people can take to reduce their risk of infection, can be found on the CDC Salmonella Web Page and the CDC Vital Signs Web Page.

Current Case Count Map

Persons infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Typhimurium and Salmonella Newport, by State*

Persons infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Typhimurium, by State

*n=261 for whom information was reported as of October 4, 2012

A total of 261 individuals infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Typhimurium and Salmonella Newport were reported from 24 states: Alabama (25), Arkansas (6), Florida (1), Georgia (13), Illinois (36), Indiana (30), Iowa (9), Kentucky (66), Maryland (1), Michigan (8), Minnesota (2), Mississippi (7), Missouri (17), Montana (1), New Jersey (2), North Carolina (5), Ohio (5), Oklahoma (1), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina (4), Tennessee (8), Texas (2), Virginia (1), and Wisconsin (9).

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Previous Case Count Maps

Case Count Map: September 12, 2012

Persons infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Typhimurium and Salmonella Newport, by State*

Persons infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Typhimurium, by State as of September 12, 2012

*n=270 for whom information was reported as of September 12, 2012

A total of 270 persons infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Typhimurium and Salmonella Newport have been reported from 26 states. The number of ill persons identified in each state is as follows: Alabama (16), Arkansas (6), California (2), Florida (1), Georgia (9), Iowa (10), Illinois (34), Indiana (33), Kentucky (70), Massachusetts (2), Maryland (1), Michigan (7), Minnesota (5), Missouri (21), Mississippi (7), Montana (1), New Jersey (2), North Carolina (7), Ohio (9), Oklahoma (1), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina (5), Tennessee (8), Texas (2), Virginia (1), and Wisconsin (8).

Case Count Map: August 30, 2012

Persons infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Typhimurium and Salmonella Newport, by State*

Persons infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Typhimurium and Salmonella Newport, by State as of August 30, 2012

*n=204 for whom information was reported as of August 30, 2012

A total of 204 persons infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Typhimurium have been reported from 22 states. The number of ill persons identified in each state is as follows: Alabama (13), Arkansas (5), California (2), Florida (1), Georgia (4), Illinois (24), Indiana (22), Iowa (8), Kentucky (63), Massachusetts (2), Michigan (6), Minnesota (5), Mississippi (5), Missouri (13), New Jersey (2), North Carolina (5), Ohio (5), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina (3), Tennessee (8), Texas (2), and Wisconsin (4)

Case Count Map: August 22, 2012

Persons infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Typhimurium and Salmonella Newport, by State*

Persons infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Typhimurium and Salmonella Newport, by State as of August 22, 2012

*n=178 for whom information was reported as of August 22, 2012

A total of 178 persons infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Typhimurium have been reported from 21 states. The number of ill persons identified in each state is as follows: Alabama (13), Arkansas (3), California (2), Georgia (3), Illinois (21), Indiana (18), Iowa (7), Kentucky (56), Massachusetts (2), Michigan (6), Minnesota (4), Mississippi (5), Missouri (12), New Jersey (2), North Carolina (3), Ohio (4), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina (3), Tennessee (6), Texas (2), and Wisconsin (4).

Case Count Map: August 17, 2012

Persons infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Typhimurium and Salmonella Newport, by State*

Persons infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Typhimurium and Salmonella Newport, by State as of August 17, 2012

*n=141 for whom information was reported as of August 17, 2012

A total of 141 persons infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Typhimurium have been reported from 20 states.  The number of ill people identified in each state is as follows:  Alabama (7), Arkansas (3), California (2), Georgia (1), Illinois (17), Indiana (13), Iowa (7), Kentucky (50), Michigan (6), Minnesota (3), Missouri (9), Mississippi (2), New Jersey (1), North Carolina (3), Ohio (3), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina (3), Tennessee (6), Texas (1), and Wisconsin (2).

 
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