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Epi Curves

Multistate Outbreak of Human Salmonella Muenchen Infections Linked to Contact with Pet Crested Geckos (Final Update)

Posted June 18, 2015 1:30 PM ET

This investigation is over. However, reptiles continue to be a cause of human Salmonella infections in the United States. More information about Salmonella from reptiles and how you can reduce your risk of infection is available in English and en EspaƱol.

Final Epi Curve

This outbreak can be visually described with a chart showing the number of persons who became ill each day. This chart is called an epi curve. Please see the Timeline for Reporting Cases of Salmonella Infection for more details on the reporting process.

People infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Muenchen, by date of illness onset*

Epi Curve, June 18, 2015: Persons infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Muenchen, by date of illness onset.

*n=22 for whom information was reported as of June 16, 2015. Some illness onset dates have been estimated from other reported information.

May 14, 2015

People infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Muenchen, by date of illness onset*

Epi Curve, May 13, 2015: Persons infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Muenchen, by date of illness onset.

*n=20 for whom information was reported as of May 13, 2015. Some illness onset dates have been estimated from other reported information.

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