Salmonella Infections Linked to Backyard Chicken

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said that a multi-state salmonella outbreak is tied to contact with backyard poultry. This outbreak has made dozens of people sick out of 52 reported infections across 21 states, five people have been hospitalized. Salmonella serotypes involved in this outbreak are Salmonella Braenderup and Salmonella Montevideo. Illnesses started on dates from January 12, 2019, to April 29, 2019. WGS of four isolates from ill people predicted antibiotics resistance to amoxicillin-clavulanic acid, ampicillin, cefoxitin, ceftriaxone, or tetracycline. An additional five isolates from ill people did not show evidence of antibiotic resistance. Of 33 ill people interviewed, 23 (70%) reported contact with backyard poultry before becoming ill. Ill people reported buying poultry from various sources, including agricultural stores, websites, and hatcheries. Backyard poultry from multiple hatcheries are the likely source of these outbreaks. Regardless of where poultry was purchased, these birds can carry Salmonella that can make people sick. @ 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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