Investigation Update: Outbreak of Human Salmonella Typhimurium Infections Associated with African Dwarf Frogs

Infected with the Outbreak Strain of Salmonella Typhimurium, by known or estimated illness onset

As of April 21, 2011, a total of 218 individuals infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Typhimurium have been reported from 41 states since April 21, 2009. These infections are associated with African dwarf frogs­-a type of water frog-and water from their habitats (e.g., aquarium or fish tank).


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