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2016 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Indiana Linked to Live Poultry

In 2016 public health investigators in 24 states reported 110 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Indiana associated with contact with backyard poultry. Among people who reported the date they became ill, illnesses began between March 26, 2016 and June 11, 2016. Among 85 ill people with available information, 24 were hospitalized. No deaths were reported.

  • Outbreak began:
  • March 2016
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • California, New York, Minnesota, Oregon, Colorado, Washington, Michigan, North Carolina, New Hampshire, Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia, Arkansas, Alaska, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Alabama, Delaware, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee
  • Organism(s):
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Animal contact
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Home
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • No
  • Total ill:
  • 110
  • Number ill by Case Definition Known:
  • Yes
  • Number Laboratory Confirmed Cases:
  • 110
  • Number Probable Cases:
  • 0
  • Number Possible Cases:
  • 0
  • Anyone Hospitalized:
  • Yes
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • 24
  • Any Deaths:
  • No
  • Number Dead:
  • 0
  • Any References:
  • No

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