Hundreds more reported ill in salmonella outbreaks tied to backyard poultry

Over 220 cases of salmonella have been reported in the past month in outbreaks spanning 41 states, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday, and the agency believes that backyard poultry is to blame.
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Authors: Poonchareon K, Pulsrikarn C, Nuanmuang N, Khamai P Abstract Salmonella enterica Serotype 4,[5],12:i:-, a monophasic variant of S. Typhimurium, with high virulence and multidrug resistance is distributed globally causing pathogenicity to both humans and domesticated animals. BOX-A1R-based repetitive extragenic palindromic-PCR (BOX)-PCR proved to be superior to three other repetitive element-based PCR typing methods, namely, enterobacterial repetitive intergenic consensus (ERIC)-, poly-trinucleotide (GTG)5-, and repetitive extragenic palindromic (REP)-PCR (carried out under a single optimized amplification c...
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Two people have died following a multi-state outbreak of salmonella infections linked to backyard poultry, U.S. health officials said on Friday.
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Publication date: Available online 12 July 2019Source: Food ControlAuthor(s): Haiqiang Wang, Elliot T. RyserAbstractDiced tomatoes have been linked to outbreaks of salmonellosis in the United States. Compared to slicing, commercial production of diced tomatoes is more complex and includes mechanical dicing as well as washing, dewatering, conveying, and packing. Consequently, this study aimed to 1) quantify Salmonella transfer during pilot-scale dicing of tomatoes, 2) assess the efficacy of three sanitizer treatments against Salmonella during flume tank washing, and 3) assess the efficacy of four sanitizers against Salmonel...
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The illnesses in this outbreak began between Jan. 14, 2019 and June 16, 2019. Most of the patients are older than 60.
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Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Pig Ear Dog Treats: CDC A salmonella outbreak linked to contact with pig ear dog treats has sickened 45 people in...
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Outbreaks of salmonella infections are being linked to contact with an increase in backyard chickens, ducks and other poultry, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). "Salmonella is a bacteria that is often present in the intestinal tract or in the GI tract," says Dr. Summer Allen, a family medicine physician at [...]
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A Cavi brand of whole, fresh papayas " are likely the source " of a salmonella outbreak in eight states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Food and Drug Administration and local health officials are investigating salmonella outbreaks in 13 states that may have been caused by pig ear dog treats.
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A salmonella outbreak that's sickened 62 people in eight states appears to be linked to whole, fresh papayas from Mexico.
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