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Jimmy John’s and Tiny Greens Salmonella serotype I 4,[5],12:i:- Tops at 140

According the the CDC, between November 1, 2010, through February 9, 2011, 140 individuals infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella serotype I 4,[5],12:i:-, whose illnesses began (onset dates) since November 1, were reported from 26 states and the District of Columbia.

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The number of ill persons identified in each state and the District of Columbia with the outbreak strain is as follows: Arkansas (1), California (1), Colorado (1), Connecticut (1), District of Columbia (1), Georgia (1), Hawaii (1), Iowa (1), Illinois (70), Indiana (13), Kentucky (1), Louisiana (1), Massachusetts (2), Maryland (1), Missouri (23), Nebraska (1), Nevada (1), New Jersey (1), New York (2), North Carolina (1), Oregon (1), Pennsylvania (4), South Carolina (1), South Dakota (1), Tennessee (2), Virginia (2), and Wisconsin (4). Among 138 persons for whom information is available, reported illness onset dates range from November 1 to January 18, 2011. Case-patients range in age from 1 to 85 years-old, with a median age of 28 years-old. Eighty-seven patients (or 63%) are female. Among persons with available information, 24% reported being hospitalized. No deaths were reported.

  • Doc Mudd

    “Among persons with available information, 24% reported being hospitalized.”
    Wow, 24%? Can that be a correct figure?
    If so, that strain of organically nurtured salmonella was a hot one!

  • thanks for this blog