Multidrug-resistant Salmonella Typhimurium Infection from Milk Contaminated after Pasteurization

Sonja J. Olsen, Michelle Ying, Meghan F. Davis, Marshall Deasy, Ben Holland, Larry Iampletro, C. Michael Baysinger, Frances Sassano, Lewis D. Polk, Betty Gormley, Mary Jane Hung, Keith Pilot, Maria Orsini, Susan Van Duyne, Shelley Rankin, Carol Genese, Eddy A. Bresnitz, Joseph Smucker, Maria Moll, Jeremy Sobel

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An outbreak of multidrug-resistant Salmonella enterica serotype Typhimurium infections occurred in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. A case-control study implicated pasteurized milk from a dairy, and an inspection indicated the potential for contamination after pasteurization. Dairy cattle are the likely reservoir, and milk may be an important vehicle of Salmonella transmission to humans.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)932-935
Number of pages4
JournalEmerging infectious diseases
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 2004
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases


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