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2009 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonellay Typhimurium Linked to Exposure to Baby Chicks

An outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred in New York and Pennsylvania among people who had contact with baby chicks and ducks or who visited one of the stores of a feed store chain. The feed store chain received poultry from a single hatchery which had been supplied by multiple egg sources. Environmental sampling yielded Salmonella Typhimurium from a duck flock.

  • Outbreak began:
  • May 2009
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • New York, Pennsylvania
  • Organism(s):
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Animal Contact, Poultry, Chickens, chicks, ducks
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Unknown
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • No
  • Total ill:
  • 41
  • 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:
  • 9
  • Any Deaths:
  • Unknown
  • Number Dead:
  • Unknown
  • Any References:
  • Yes

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