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Epi Curves

Final Update

Posted January 30, 2018 3:45 PM ET

This outbreak investigation is over. Illnesses could continue because people may be unaware of the risk of Campylobacter infections from puppies and dogs. Information about how to prevent illness when handling puppies and dogs is available for pet owners.


People with Campylobacter infection linked to pet store puppies, by date of illness onset*

People with Campylobacter infection linked to pet store puppies, by date of illness onset, as of January 18, 2018

*n=111 for whom information was reported as of January 18, 2018. Some illness onset dates have been estimated from other reported information.

Previous Epi Curves

December 12, 2017

People with Campylobacter infection linked to pet store puppies, by date of illness onset*

People with Campylobacter infection linked to pet store puppies, by date of illness onset, as of December 12, 2017

*n=94 for whom information was reported as of December 12, 2017. Some illness onset dates have been estimated from other reported information.

October 23, 2017

People with Campylobacter infection linked to pet store puppies, by date of illness onset*

People with confirmed or probable Campylobacter infection linked to puppies, by date of illness onset, as of October 23, 2017

*n=66 for whom information was reported as of October 23, 2017. Some illness onset dates have been estimated from other reported information. One person did not have enough information available to estimate illness onset.

October 3, 2017

People with Campylobacter infection linked to pet store puppies, by date of illness onset*

People with confirmed or probable Campylobacter infection linked to puppies, by date of illness onset, as of October 3, 2017

*n=55 for whom information was reported as of October 3, 2017. Some illness onset dates have been estimated from other reported information.

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