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Outbreak of Human Salmonella Typhimurium Infections Associated with African Dwarf Frogs

Persons infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Typhimurium, by month of illness onset, from April 1, 2009 - Present

Infected with the Outbreak Strain of Salmonella Typhimurium, by known or estimated illness onset

Onset data not currently available for all persons with reported illness.

*n=218 for whom information was reported as of 4/21/2011.

Among persons for whom information is available, illnesses began April 9, 2009. Infected individuals range in age from less than 1 year old to 67 years old. Seventy-one percent of patients are younger than 10 years, and the median age is 5 years. Fifty-one percent of patients are female. Among ill persons, 30% were hospitalized. No deaths have been reported.

 
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