CDC updates outbreaks cases of Salmonella linked to backyard poultry

Since the last update on May 16, 2019, a total of 279 people infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella have been reported from 41 states. 40 (26%) people have been hospitalized and no deaths have been reported. The evidence collected indicates that contact with backyard poultry, such as chicks and ducklings, from multiple hatcheries, is the likely source of these outbreaks. The outbreak Salmonella serotypes Agona, Anatum, Braenderup, Infantis, Montevideo, and Newport linked to contact with backyard poultry. WGS performed on Salmonella from ill people in this outbreak showed that they are closely related genetically. One of the outbreak strains making people sick was identified in samples collected from backyard poultry in Ohio. @ https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/backyardpoultry-05-19/index.html" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/backyardpoultry-05-19/index.html
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Outbreaks of Salmonella Infections Linked to Backyard Poultry

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