Navigation Links
Peanut Butter Eyed as Source of Salmonella Outbreak
Date:1/10/2009

he suspects a food item, possibly produce or a prepared packaged food.

"When you look at the distribution of cases, it does suggest that it could be a mass-distributed food," he said. "This outbreak is on the larger side, but there have been larger outbreaks."

Reports of people sickened have occurred between Sept. 3 and Dec. 29, 2008, with most illnesses starting after Oct. 1. About 18 percent of those who fell ill were hospitalized. Mody said he couldn't estimate when the outbreak might end, or how many people might eventually become infected with the germ.

Salmonella is typically transmitted through foods that are contaminated with animal feces, Mody said. As part of the investigation, federal health officials are interviewing infected people to see if there were common elements in their diet, he said.

Mody said most reported cases of salmonella occur in children. In the current outbreak, victims have ranged in age from less than 1 year to 103, he said.

An estimated 40,000 cases of salmonella infection are reported each year in the United States, but those are only the reported cases, Mody said. "Those are only the cases that are severe enough to have a person go to a doctor. It's been estimated that the actual number of total salmonella cases could be 30 times or more as great," he said.

Mody said there probably have been many unreported cases in the current outbreak. "If someone has mild symptoms, they might not seek health care," he said.

Most people infected with salmonella develop diarrhea, fever, and abdominal cramps within 12 to 72 hours after contact with the germ. Infections typically clear up in five to seven days, Mody said. "They often don't require any treatment other than making sure you take enough fluids," he said.

But, severe infections can occur, particularly in infants, the elderly, and people with weakened immune systems. In severe cases, the salmonella infection c
'/>"/>

Copyright©2009 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Early Life Peanut Consumption Might Prevent Allergy
2. New Alexander, the Elephant Who Couldnt Eat Peanuts DVDs Help Children With Food Allergies
3. Overweight Kids Lose Weight Eating Peanuts Every Day in School-Based Study
4. Research finds allergic children exposed to peanuts at younger ages despite recommendations to avoid
5. MHA Announces Pegeen Butterfield, RN as Senior Vice President of Trade Relations
6. Vaseline(R) Cocoa Butter Campaign Uncovers Skins Ability to Speak Volumes
7. New Smart Balance(R) Butter Blend Sticks Make Healthier Cooking & Baking Easy
8. Rodent study finds artificial butter chemical harmful to lungs
9. Stars Shine on Butterflies Over Hollywood for Lupus Foundation of America
10. Susan G. Komen for the Cure Partners With the Original Butter Bell(R) Crock Developer
11. The Butterfly Ball to Benefit Lung Association
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/26/2014)... (PRWEB) November 26, 2014 Increasing ... stringent drug safety regulations are expected to be ... period. Growing prevalence of acute and chronic ailments ... for new drug development. Moreover, growing adverse drug ... the same has become the need of the ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... Gone are the days when throngs of shoppers flood ... signifies the beginning of the Christmas shopping season. Instead, shoppers ... the comfort of their homes or on the go, away ... to be an occasion with one of the fastest growing ... in revenue for online retailers according to Adobe Digital Index. ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) November 26, 2014 ... Dealer by The Week in Imaging, an online information ... and services. This is the sixth consecutive year Loffler ... in recent years. , The Elite Dealer Awards honor ... dealer community. This year’s Elite Dealer honorees were chosen ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... 2014 GI for Life announced today, ... in prices of their popular nutritional supplements: ColoVite ... . Discounts of 40% will be offered for ... Life’s proprietary ColoVite supplement is a scientifically formulated vitamin ... health. One easy-to-take colon vitamin with ALL the nutrients ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... Schaumburg, IL (PRWEB) November 26, 2014 ... of communication management solutions, has been award the ... Telephony Magazine. , This award comes as a ... its capabilities within the Lync ecosystem. Specifically, ISI ... for all modes of Lync communication, including voice, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Pharmacovigilance Market To 2020 - Global Industry Growth, Size, Share, Trends, Analysis And Forecast To 2020 Research Report By Grand View Research, Inc. 2Health News:Pharmacovigilance Market To 2020 - Global Industry Growth, Size, Share, Trends, Analysis And Forecast To 2020 Research Report By Grand View Research, Inc. 3Health News:2014 Best Friday Deals Revealed by Top10InAction 2Health News:Loffler Companies Recognized as an Elite Dealer for Sixth Consecutive Year 2Health News:GI For Life Slashes Prices by 40% on Liposomal Vitamin D3 and ColoVite Colon Health Formula for a Limited Time 2Health News:ISI Telemanagement Solutions, Inc. has been Awarded the 2014 Microsoft Lync Pioneer Award 2
... much/too little of the active ingredient , MONDAY, May ... men continue to buy them and experts continue to ... dysfunction. , A new study, conducted in South Korea ... Association annual meeting in San Francisco, finds that not ...
... engine sounds alone, study shows , MONDAY, May 31 ... weekend, diehard race car fans may employ a trick ... difference between the speeding competitors, engines with nothing but ... study from the Indiana University School of Medicine suggests. ...
... ... and Oxfam Ambassador Kylie Kwong is challenging Australians to imagine life cooking recipes with ... ‘Stop Hunger’ Appeal. , ... (PRWEB) May 31, 2010 -- Acclaimed chef, author and Oxfam Ambassador Kylie ...
... cesarean births in British Columbia were a result of maternal ... varied widely across health regions in B.C., according to a ... is a misconception that the overall increase of cesarean births ... Hanley, a PhD student in the UBC School of Population ...
... pain, study finds , SUNDAY, May 30 (HealthDay News) -- ... K" by the young partygoers who use it, is ... urinary incontinence. , The finding is based on a 2009 ... Kong. They questioned 66 male and female teen and young ...
... of Rehabilitation Medicine have made an important discovery that ... Karim Fouad and David Bennett have identified one of ... injury. To help understand the discovery the researchers ... in the spinal cord that control muscle contractions. These ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Dangers Lurk in Impotence Drugs Sold on Web 2Health News:Race Car Fans Develop Special Hearing Abilities 2Health News:Kylie Kwong & Oxfam's Recipe to Stop Hunger 2Health News:Kylie Kwong & Oxfam's Recipe to Stop Hunger 3Health News:Regional differences in C-section rate not a result of maternal request: UBC study 2Health News:Club Drug 'Special K' Could Leave Users Incontinent 2Health News:Club Drug 'Special K' Could Leave Users Incontinent 3Health News:U of A discovery offers promising research for spinal-cord injury treatments 2
(Date:11/26/2014)... SHENZHEN, China, Nov. 26, 2014 China Nepstar ... the "Company"), a leading retail drugstore chain in China ... announced its unaudited financial results for the third quarter ... ended September 30, 2014: , Same store sales increased ... , Revenue increased by 8.1% to RMB738.3 million (US$120.3 ...
(Date:11/24/2014)... , Nov. 24, 2014 Luoxis Diagnostics, ... MKT: AMPE), today announced the presentation of three ... System as a broadly applicable and robust research ... the body in response to injury, illness, or ... in collaboration with Luoxis, academic and pharmaceutical research ...
(Date:11/24/2014)... CLEVELAND , Nov. 24, 2014  Surgical Theater, ... at the November 24 th opening of ... IRCCS Istituto Neurologico Nazionale "C. Besta." The SuRgical Planner ... be showcased at the event for their 3D navigation ... Dr. Joshua Bederson , Professor and Chair, Department ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 2China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 3China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 4China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 5China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 6China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 7China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 8China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 9China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 10China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 11Luoxis Announces Presentation of Multiple Studies Validating RedoxSYS as a Rapid and Non-invasive Means of Assessing Oxidative Stress 2Luoxis Announces Presentation of Multiple Studies Validating RedoxSYS as a Rapid and Non-invasive Means of Assessing Oxidative Stress 3Luoxis Announces Presentation of Multiple Studies Validating RedoxSYS as a Rapid and Non-invasive Means of Assessing Oxidative Stress 4Luoxis Announces Presentation of Multiple Studies Validating RedoxSYS as a Rapid and Non-invasive Means of Assessing Oxidative Stress 5Surgical Theater's Technology to be Showcased at the Opening of the Besta NeuroSim Center in Milan, Italy 2Surgical Theater's Technology to be Showcased at the Opening of the Besta NeuroSim Center in Milan, Italy 3
... 20, 2011 Robbins & Myers, Inc. (NYSE: ... first quarter fiscal 2012 ending November 30, 2011 before the ... 9:00 a.m., CT / 10:00 a.m., ET on January 6.  ... J. Brown, Interim Chief Financial Officer & Corporate Controller, will ...
... HACKENSACK, N.J., Dec. 20, 2011 In an ... error rates, HackensackUMC recently announced the implementation of ... SurgiCount Safety-Sponge®  is a product of SurgiCount Medical, ... Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:PSTX, OTCQB:PSTX). This system provides a ...
Cached Medicine Technology:HackensackUMC Adopts SurgiCount Safety-Sponge® System 2HackensackUMC Adopts SurgiCount Safety-Sponge® System 3
... LabWeb is a full-featured laboratory information ... only Psyche Systems can deliver - ... and a true partnership. LabWeb features ... lean powerful database for in-depth analysis, ...
PacePath is a comprehensive anatomic pathology software system that is the culmination of more than five years of development and testing by leading industry experts....
... designed to provide optimal speed, efficiency and ... larger network system. Most importantly, EZLink meets ... three workstations located in the same facility ... For creating a paperless laboratory, the network ...
Velocity works cooperatively with LabSofts LabNet LIS, allowing the convenience of 24-hour access to information from satellite lab locations, hospitals, physician offices and even homes....
Medicine Products: