CDC Salmonella Newport Outbreak Update - July 24, 2020

The CDC has provided the following information regarding the outbreak. Since the last update on July 21, 2020, an additional 87 ill people have been reported in this outbreak, including 38 from 8 new states: Arizona, Florida, Idaho, Maine, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Virginia. The outbreak has infected a total of 212 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Newport have been reported from 23 states. There have been 31 hospitalizations have been reported.

More than 20 ill as part of Salmonella outbreak in Denmark

The Statens Serum Institut (SSI) of Denmark is currently investigating an outbreak caused by a rare strain of Salmonella that was reported from May 31 to June 25, 2019. While SSI conducts interviews of patients and waits for the whole genome sequencing result, the agency cannot confirm that the outbreak is no longer ongoing.

CTX-M-65 Extended-Spectrum β-Lactamase–Producing Salmonella enterica Serotype Infantis, United States

Extended-spectrum β-lactamases (ESBLs) confer resistance to clinically important third-generation cephalosporins, which are often used to treat invasive salmonellosis. In the United States, ESBLs are rarely found in Salmonella. However, in 2014, the US Food and Drug Administration found blaCTX-M-65 ESBL-producing Salmonella enterica serotype Infantis in retail chicken meat.