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2007 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo Linked to Live Poultry from New Mexico

A second, concurrent, outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo occurred throughout 2007 involving contact with poultry. The Salmonella Montevideo isolates from this outbreak were genetically different from the strain implicated in the other outbreak. Illnesses were attributed to contact with live poultry which had originated from hatcheries in New Mexico and Ohio. The outbreak strain of Salmonella Montevideo was isolated from an environmental sample collected from the New Mexico hatchery.

  • Outbreak began:
  • February 2007
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • California, Arizona, Minnesota, Oregon, Utah, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, South Dakota, Georgia
  • Organism(s):
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Animal Contact, Chickens, Poultry
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Yes
  • Test Results:
  • Unknown
  • Location(s):
  • Home
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • Unknown
  • Total ill:
  • 64
  • Number ill by Case Definition Known:
  • Yes
  • Number Laboratory Confirmed Cases:
  • 64
  • Number Probable Cases:
  • 0
  • Number Possible Cases:
  • 0
  • Anyone Hospitalized:
  • Yes
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • 8
  • Any Deaths:
  • No
  • Number Dead:
  • 0
  • Any References:
  • Yes

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