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2014 Salmonella Outbreak at the Reading Summer Festival, Michigan

Forty-one persons among the 250 people who attended the Reading Summer Festival Days in Reading, Michigan became ill with Salmonella. Eight persons were laboratory confirmed with Salmonella; 33 people were considered to be "probable cases." the festival ran from July 31 to August 3. Illnesses were linked to one event at the festival.

  • Outbreak began:
  • July 2014
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • Michigan
  • Organism(s):
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Unknown
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Festival
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • No
  • Total ill:
  • 41
  • Number ill by Case Definition Known:
  • Yes
  • Number Laboratory Confirmed Cases:
  • 8
  • Number Probable Cases:
  • 33
  • Number Possible Cases:
  • 0
  • Anyone Hospitalized:
  • Unknown
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • Unknown
  • Any Deaths:
  • Unknown
  • Number Dead:
  • Unknown
  • Any References:
  • No

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