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Timeline of Reported Cases

Final Update

Posted October 25, 2018 at 4:15 PM ET


CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) investigated a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis infections linked to shell eggs from Gravel Ridge Farms.

People infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Enteritidis, by date of illness onset*

Epi curve of people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella, by date of illness onset, as of October 24, 2018

*n=44 for whom information was reported as of October 24, 2018. Some illness onset dates have been estimated from other reported information.

Previous Timelines

October 2, 2018

People infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Enteritidis, by date of illness onset*

Epi curve of people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella, by date of illness onset, as of October 1, 2018

*n=38 for whom information was reported as of October 1, 2018. Some illness onset dates have been estimated from other reported information.

Illnesses 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.

September 10, 2018

People infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Enteritidis, by date of illness onset*

Epi curve of people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella, by date of illness onset, as of September 10, 2018

*n=14 for whom information was reported as of September 7, 2018. Some illness onset dates have been estimated from other reported information.

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