On Aug 18, 6:32*pm, "Obama Amnesty Results" <contamina...@food.us>
wrote:
> Atlanta -- The Centers for Disease Control is collaborating with
> public health officials in several states and the U.S. Food and
> Drug Administration (FDA) to investigate a multistate outbreak
> of Salmonella Typhimurium infections. Joint investigation
> efforts indicate that cantaloupe grown in southwestern Indiana
> is a likely source of this outbreak. *As a result of the initial
> investigations by the state health departments in Indiana and
> Kentucky, a farm in southwestern Indiana has contacted its
> distributors, which reach outside Indiana into other states, and
> is withdrawing its cantaloupe from the market place.The farm has
> agreed to cease distributing cantaloupes for the rest of the
> growing season.
>
> Public health investigators are using DNA "fingerprints" of
> Salmonella bacteria obtained through diagnostic testing with
> pulsed-field gel electrophoresis, or PFGE, to identify cases of
> illness that may be part of this outbreak. They are using data
> from PulseNet, the national subtyping network made up of state
> and local public health laboratories and federal food regulatory
> laboratories that performs molecular surveillance of foodborne
> infections.
>
> A total of 141 persons infected with the outbreak strain of
> Salmonella Typhimurium have been reported from 20 states. *The
> number of ill people identified in each state is as follows:
> Alabama (7), Arkansas (3), California (2), Georgia (1), Illinois
> (17), Indiana (13), Iowa (7), Kentucky (50), Michigan (6),
> Minnesota (3), Missouri (9), Mississippi (2), New Jersey (1),
> North Carolina (3), Ohio (3), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina
> (3), Tennessee (6), Texas (1), and Wisconsin (2).
>
> Among persons for whom information is available, illness onset
> dates range from July 7, 2012 to August 4, 2012. Ill persons
> range in age from less than 1 to 92 years, with a median age of
> 49 years old. Fifty-five percent of ill persons are female.
> Among 64 persons with available information, 31 (48%) patients
> reported being hospitalized. Two deaths have been reported in
> Kentucky.
>
> The outbreak can be visually described with a chart showing the
> number of persons who became ill each day. This chart is called
> an epidemic curve or epi curve. *This pattern has been seen
> before in PulseNet, and in the past typically caused 10-15 cases
> per month. Illnesses that occurred after July 26, 2012, might
> not be reported yet due to the time it takes between when a
> person becomes ill and when the illness is reported.
>
> Investigation of the Outbreak
> Epidemiologic, laboratory, and traceback investigations
> conducted by officials in local, state, and federal public
> health, agriculture, and regulatory agencies indicate that
> cantaloupes grown in southwestern Indiana are a likely source of
> this outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium infections.
> Investigations are ongoing to identify the source of
> contaminated cantaloupes. In interviews, ill persons answered
> questions about foods consumed and other exposures during the
> week before becoming ill. Eighteen (75%) of 24 ill persons
> interviewed reported consuming cantaloupe in the week before
> their illness began. The Kentucky Division of Laboratory
> Services has isolated the outbreak strain of Salmonella
> Typhimurium from two cantaloupes collected from a retail
> location in Kentucky.
>
> Preliminary results of antibiotic susceptibility testing
> indicate that this strain of Salmonella is susceptible to
> commonly prescribed antibiotics. There is no connection between
> this Salmonellaoutbreak and the 2011 multistate outbreak of
> listeriosis linked to whole cantaloupes from Jensen Farms,
> Colorado.
>
> CDC and state and local public health partners are continuing
> laboratory surveillance through PulseNet to identify additional
> ill persons and to interview ill persons about foods eaten
> before becoming ill. Investigations are ongoing to determine if
> other types of melons may be linked to illness. FDA is
> continuing to work closely with CDC and state partners during
> this investigation. CDC will update the public on the progress
> of this investigation as information becomes available.
>
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