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Michigan Nursing Home 1994

A prolonged outbreak of Salmonella Oranienberg occurred at a Michigan nursing home. Staff and residents were infected. Cases begain in June, 1994, and continued sporadically through October, 1995. Residents who had dementia were at higher risk of infection. A food vehicle was never identified, however raw foods were suspected as an initial source. The outbreak was propogated by person-to-person transmission.

  • Outbreak began:
  • June 1994
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • N/A
  • Organism(s):
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Cross Contamination
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Nursing Home
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • No
  • Total ill:
  • 59
  • Number ill by Case Definition Known:
  • Unknown
  • Number Laboratory Confirmed Cases:
  • N/A
  • Number Probable Cases:
  • N/A
  • Number Possible Cases:
  • N/A
  • Anyone Hospitalized:
  • Unknown
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • Unknown
  • Any Deaths:
  • Unknown
  • Number Dead:
  • Unknown
  • Any References:
  • Yes

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