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Multistate Outbreak of Human Salmonella Typhimurium Infections Linked to Frozen Feeder Rodents (Final Update)

Posted June 20, 2014 1:30 PM ET

This outbreak appears to be over. However, contact with both live and frozen feeder rodents can be a source of human Salmonella infections. You should always wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water right after touching frozen or live feeder rodents.

Current Epi Curve

This outbreak can be visually described with a chart showing the number of persons who became ill each day. This chart is called an epi curve. Please see the Timeline for Reporting Cases of Salmonella Infection for more details on the reporting process.

Persons infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Typhimurium, by date of illness onset*

Persons infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Typhimurium, by date of illness onset as of June 2, 2014

*n=41 for whom information was reported as of June 2, 2014.

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Previous Epi Curves

May 20, 2014

Persons infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Typhimurium, by date of illness onset*

Persons infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Typhimurium, by date of illness onset as of May 13, 2014

*n=37 for whom information was reported as of May 13, 2014. Illnesses that began after April 13, 2014 might not yet be reported due to the time it takes between when a person becomes ill and when the illness is reported. This takes an average of 2 to 4 weeks.

 
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