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2013 Outbreak of Salmonella Saintpaul Linked to Imported Cucumbers

On April 25, 2013 the CDC reported that a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Saintpaul was associated with illnesses in 73 persons residing in 18 states. At the close of the investigation on June 20, 2013 the number of outbreak associated cases had risen to 84. Among persons for whom information was available, illness onset dates ranged from January 12, 2013 to April 28, 2013. Ill persons ranged in age from less than 1 year to 89 years. Among 60 persons with available information, 17 (28%) were hospitalized. No deaths were reported. On April 24, 2013 the FDA placed Daniel Cardenas Izabal and Miracle Greenhouse of Culiacan, Mexico on Import Alert. The cucumbers were distributed by Tricar Sales, Inc. of Rio Rico, Arizona.

  • Outbreak began:
  • January 2013
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • California, Arizona, Minnesota, Oregon, Maryland, Ohio, Virginia, Idaho, South Dakota
  • Organism(s):
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle(s):
  • cucumber
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Home
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Daniel Cardenas Izabal
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • No
  • Total ill:
  • 84
  • Number ill by Case Definition Known:
  • Yes
  • Number Laboratory Confirmed Cases:
  • 84
  • Number Probable Cases:
  • 0
  • Number Possible Cases:
  • 0
  • Anyone Hospitalized:
  • Yes
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • 17
  • Any Deaths:
  • No
  • Number Dead:
  • 0

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