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Outbreak of Salmonella at Fayetteville (Alabama) High School

In October 2012 the Alabama Department of Public Health investigated an outbreak of Salmonella involving Fayetteville High School staff and students. Thirty five people were reported ill and six people were hospitalized. One person was laboratory confirmed with Salmonella.

  • Outbreak began:
  • October 2012
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • Alabama
  • Organism(s):
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Unknown
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • High school
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • No
  • Total ill:
  • 35
  • 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:
  • Yes
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • 6
  • Any Deaths:
  • Unknown
  • Number Dead:
  • Unknown
  • Any References:
  • No

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