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Volume 28, Number 6—June 2022

Public Health Response to Multistate Salmonella Typhimurium Outbreak Associated with Prepackaged Chicken Salad, United States, 2018

Bradford GreeningComments to Author , Hilary K. Whitham, Wade K. Aldous, Nancy Hall, Ann Garvey, Steven Mandernach, Emily B. Kahn, Patrick Nonnenmacher, Jason Snow, Martin I. Meltzer, and Sandra Hoffmann
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (B. Greening, Jr., H.K. Whitham, E.B. Kahn, P. Nonnenmacher, J. Snow, M.I. Meltzer); State Hygienic Laboratory at the University of Iowa, Coralville, Iowa, USA (W.K. Aldous, N. Hall); Iowa Department of Public Health, Des Moines, Iowa, USA (A. Garvey); Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals, Des Moines (S. Mandernach); US Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC, USA (S. Hoffmann)

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Table 1

Quantitative analysis of cases averted in a multistate Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium outbreak, United States, 2018

Parameter Value Source
Product included in recall, lb 20,630 (9)
Product marked as recovered, lb (%) 5,397 (26.2) (9)
Product available for consumption, lb 15,233 Calculated
Available product consumed, % 88.5 (82.0–94.5) (10,11)
Product consumed, lb 13,481 (12,491–14,395) Calculated
Outbreak cases reported 265 (9)
Cases/1,000 lb consumed 19.66 (18.41–21.22) Calculated
Cases averted 94 Calculated
Cases averted including underdiagnosis 2,751 Calculated (7)
Hospitalizations averted 33 Calculated

*Values are no. (range) except as indicated.

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