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2016 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Braenderup Linked to Mung Bean Sprouts

In May 2016 local, state and federal public health officials investigated an outbreak of Salmonella Braenderup linked to consumption of mung bean sprouts served at restaurants. Illness onset dates ranged from April 10, 2016 to June 8, 2016. Thirty two cases were reported by 11 states. Six people were hospitalized. No one died.

  • Outbreak began:
  • April 2016
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • New York, Minnesota, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Florida, Illinois, Maine, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, Oklahoma
  • Organism(s):
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle(s):
  • sprouts, mung bean
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Yes
  • Test Results:
  • JBPX01.0104, JBPX01.0182
  • Location(s):
  • Restaurants
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • Unknown
  • Total ill:
  • 32
  • Number ill by Case Definition Known:
  • Yes
  • Number Laboratory Confirmed Cases:
  • 32
  • Number Probable Cases:
  • 0
  • Number Possible Cases:
  • 0
  • Anyone Hospitalized:
  • Yes
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • 6
  • Any Deaths:
  • No
  • Number Dead:
  • 0
  • Any References:
  • No

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