Erratum: Vol. 68, No. 33

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In the report “Outbreak of Salmonella Newport Infections with Decreased Susceptibility to Azithromycin Linked to Beef Obtained in the United States and Soft Cheese Obtained in Mexico — United States, 2018–2019,” on page 716, in the first full paragraph, the second sentence should read “Because use of antibiotics in livestock can cause selection of resistant strains (7), the reported 41% rise in macrolide sales for use in U.S. cattle from 2016 to 2017 (8) might have accelerated carriage of the outbreak strain among U.S. cattle.”

In addition, reference 8 should have read as follows: “8. Food and Drug Administration. 2017 summary report on antimicrobials sold or distributed for use in food-producing animals. (Page 24, 5b). Silver Spring, MD: US Department of Health and Human Services, Food and Drug Administration; 2018.

Suggested citation for this article: Erratum: Vol. 68, No. 33. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2019;68:900. DOI:

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