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2014 Outbreak of Salmonella Thompson Associated with a Church Event, Crawford County, Kansas

In August 2014 officials at the Crawford County Health Department and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment investigated an outbreak of Salmonella Thompson among attendees of a meal served at a local church event on August 16. Thirty individuals attending the event reported illness. Six cases were laboratory confirmed with Salmonella Thompson. One person was hospitalized. There were no deaths. The vehicle of transmission could not be determined.

  • Outbreak began:
  • August 2014
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • Kansas
  • Organism(s):
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Unknown
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Yes
  • Test Results:
  • JP6X01.0009
  • Location(s):
  • Church event
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • No
  • Total ill:
  • 30
  • Number ill by Case Definition Known:
  • Yes
  • Number Laboratory Confirmed Cases:
  • 6
  • Number Probable Cases:
  • 24
  • Number Possible Cases:
  • 0
  • Anyone Hospitalized:
  • Yes
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • 1
  • Any Deaths:
  • No
  • Number Dead:
  • 0
  • Any References:
  • No

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