A map of the U.S. showing then number of cases of Listeriosis resulting from consumption of contaminated cantaloupe

FIGURE WO-3-3Persons infected with the outbreak-associated strains of Listeria monocytogenes, by state, n= 146 for whom information was reported to CDC on December 2, 2011

A total of 146 persons infected with any of the four outbreak-associated strains of Listeria monocytogenes were reported to CDC from 28 states. The number of infected persons identified in each state was as follows: Alabama (1), Arkansas (1), California (4), Colorado (40), Idaho (2), Illinois (4), Indiana (3), Iowa (1), Kansas (11), Louisiana (2), Maryland (1), Missouri (7), Montana (1), Nebraska (6), Nevada (1), New Mexico (15), New York (2), North Dakota (2), Oklahoma (12), Oregon (1), Pennsylvania (1), South Dakota (1), Texas (18), Utah (1), Virginia (1), West Virginia (1), Wisconsin (2), and Wyoming (4).

SOURCE: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID); Division of Foodborne, Water-borne, and Environmental Diseases (DFWED)

From: Workshop Overview

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Improving Food Safety Through a One Health Approach: Workshop Summary.
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Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2012.
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