Category Archives: Salmonella Braenderup

Milk Crates, Cartons, & Jugs

Outbreak: Milk Crates, Cartons, & Jugs 
Product: Milk Crates, Cartons, & JugsInvestigation Start Date: 01/27/2010
Location: Roseburg, OregonEtiology: Salmonella Braenderup
Earliest known case onset date: 10/21/2009Latest case onset date: 10/01/2010
Confirmed / Presumptive Case Counts: 25 / 0Positive Samples (Food / Environmental): 15 / 500
Hospitalizations: 0Deaths: 0
OUTBREAK SUMMARY:

This outbreak illustrates the value of descriptive epidemiology and the virtue of epidemiologist persistence! Over a 12-month period during 2009–2010, a total of 25 infections by Salmonella Braenderup with matching PFGE patterns were reported—no more than 4 in any given month. After 3 scattered cases over 3 months, the … Continue Reading ››