January 7, 2009: Ohio Hard Hit In Multi-State Salmonella Outbreak

The CDC is investigating a Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak that has sickened 388 people in 42 states.  Although the outbreak has been ongoing for several months (possibly as far back as Sept.), the CDC has yet to identify the source of contamination responsible for causing the illnesses. ...

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There are also reports that as many as 70 persons were hospitalized as a result of the outbreak.

The Ohio Department of Health announced that 50 of its state residents were infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Typhimurium, making Ohio the second hardest hit state.  The Ohio Salmonella infections were first reported in October, 2008. 

Symptoms of Salmonella infection usually appear within 12 to 72 hours after eating contaminated food.  Symptoms of Salmonella infection (Salmonellosis) may include diarrhea (sometimes bloody), abdominal cramps, nausea, vomiting, fever, chills, headache, muscle pain, and joint pain.  The elderly, infants, and immunocompromised are at greatest risk for suffering complications related to Salmonella infection. 

For more information, please see Salmonella Symptoms and Complications, on this website.


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