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Salmonella and backyard poultry

Outbreak: Salmonella and backyard poultry 
Product: Chicks, chickens, ducks, ducklingsInvestigation Start Date: 06/26/15
Location: Multi-stateEtiology: Salmonella Enteritidis, Salmonella Hadar, Salmonella Indiana, & Salmonella Muenchen
Earliest known case onset date: 01/03/2015Latest case onset date: 09/07/2015
Confirmed Case Count: 252Positive Samples: 0
Hospitalizations: 63Deaths: 0
OUTBREAK SUMMARY:

In January 2015, a coast to coast outbreak infected 252 people with five different strains of Salmonella infections: Salmonella Enteritidis, Salmonella Hadar, Salmonella Indiana, Salmonella Muenchen, and Salmonella Muenster. By the end of the outbreak on September 6th, 2015, all but 7 U.S. states had at least one person ill. … Continue Reading ››