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2017 Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to Eggs, Oklahoma

In February 2017 public health officials in Oklahoma investigated an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis among residents at a long term care facility located in Oklahoma City. Nine people reported symptoms. Six were laboratory confirmed with Salmonella Enteritidis. Two people were hospitalized. One person died. The suspected source of illness was soft cooked eggs.

  • Outbreak began:
  • February 2017
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • Oklahoma
  • Organism(s):
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Eggs
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Long Term Care Facility
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • No
  • Total ill:
  • 9
  • Number ill by Case Definition Known:
  • Yes
  • Number Laboratory Confirmed Cases:
  • 6
  • Number Probable Cases:
  • 3
  • Number Possible Cases:
  • 0
  • Anyone Hospitalized:
  • Yes
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • 2
  • Any Deaths:
  • Yes
  • Number Dead:
  • 1
  • Any References:
  • No

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