Volume 10, Number 12—December 2004
Salmonella Typhimurium Outbreak Associated with Veterinary Clinic
|Case||Age, sex/species||Possible exposures||Clinic date(s)a||Estimated onset date||Statusb|
|Patient 1||31, F||Clinic technician||8/6||Confirmed|
|Patient 2||27, F||Clinic technician||7/22||Confirmed|
|Patient 3||64, F||Owner of pet A||8/22||Confirmed|
|Patient 4||2, F||Owner of pet B||8/1||Confirmed|
|Patient 5||93, F||Owner of pet C||8/1||Confirmed|
|Patient 6||2, M||Neighbor owns pet D||7/26||Confirmed|
|Patient 7||44, F||Unknown||9/14||Confirmed|
|Pet A||Cat||Dental work by patient 1||7/15–7/16, 7/23–7/25, 8/1||7/18||Suspected|
|Pet B||Cat||Dental work by patient 1||7/22–7/23, 7/27, 8/4||7/27||Confirmed|
|Pet C||Dog||Dental work by patient 1||7/22–7/23||7/24||Suspected|
|Pet D||Dog||In clinic for vomiting/diarrhea||7/14–7/15, 7/16–7/21||7/14||Suspected|
aDates when each animal was at clinic X.
bConfirmed, pulsed-field gel electrophoresis match on stool culture; suspected, clinical signs of enteritis or gastroenteritis, stool culture negative.
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