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2005 Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis at a Private Home, Utah

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis occurred in Utah among people who had eaten together in a private home. The vehicles of infection were described as cantaloupe, barbequed chicken, and corned beef. The circumstances behind how these foods became contaminated were not described.

  • Outbreak began:
  • May 2005
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • Utah
  • Organism(s):
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Fruit, Melon, Cantaloupe Poultry, Chicken, Barbeque Beef, Corned Beef
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Private Home
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • Unknown
  • Total ill:
  • 126
  • Number ill by Case Definition Known:
  • Unknown
  • Number Laboratory Confirmed Cases:
  • N/A
  • Number Probable Cases:
  • N/A
  • Number Possible Cases:
  • N/A
  • Anyone Hospitalized:
  • Yes
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • 15
  • Any Deaths:
  • No
  • Number Dead:
  • 0
  • Any References:
  • Yes

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