US Outbreaks of Zoonotic Diseases Spread between Animals & People

Below is a selected list from CDC of outbreaks of human infections linked to contact with animals and animal products in the United States. This list is not comprehensive, and outbreaks may have occurred that are not included here.

Animal Products
2012

Dry Dog FoodSalmonella Infantis

2007

Dry Pet FoodSalmonella Schwarzengrund

Cattle
2016

Dairy Bull CalvesSalmonella Heidelberg

Dogs
2017

Pet Store PuppiesCampylobacter Infections

Live Poultry
2018

Live PoultrySalmonella Infections

2017

Live PoultrySalmonella Infections

2016

Live PoultrySalmonella Enteritidis, Salmonella Muenster, Salmonella Hadar, Salmonella Indiana, Salmonella Mbandaka, Salmonella Infantis, Salmonella Braenderup

2015

Live Poultry – Salmonella Enteritidis, Salmonella Hadar, Salmonella Indiana, Salmonella Muenchen

2014

Live PoultrySalmonella Typhimurium

Live PoultrySalmonella Infantis, Salmonella Lille, Salmonella Newport, Salmonella Mbandaka

2012

Live PoultrySalmonella Hadar

Live PoultrySalmonella Montevideo

Live PoultrySalmonella Infantis, Salmonella Newport, Salmonella Lille

2011

Chicks and Ducklings – Salmonella Altona, Salmonella Johannesburg

Reptiles and Amphibians
2017

Pet TurtlesSalmonella Agbeni Infections

2015

Small TurtlesSalmonella Sandiego, Salmonella Poona

Pet Crested GeckosSalmonella Muenchen

2014

Pet Bearded DragonsSalmonella Cotham

2013

Small TurtlesSalmonella Sandiego, Salmonella Pomona, Salmonella Poona

2012

Small Turtles – Salmonella Sandiego, Salmonella Pomona, Salmonella Poona

2011

Water FrogsSalmonella Typhimurium

Small Mammals
2018

Guinea PigsSalmonella Infections

2017

Pet Rats – Seoul Virus Infections

2014

Frozen Feeder RodentsSalmonella Typhimurium

2012

HedgehogsSalmonella Typhimurium

Rodents – Hantavirus Infections

Rodents – Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV)

2010

Frozen RodentsSalmonella I 4,[5],12:i:-