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UPDATE: Multistate Fungal Meningitis Outbreak Investigation, November 5, 2012 2:00 PM EST

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Atlanta, GA--(ENEWSPF)--November 5, 2012 - 2:00 PM EST

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Multistate Fungal Meningitis Outbreak - Current Case Count

November 5, 2012 2:00 PM EST

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Cases with Fungal Infections Linked to Steroid Injections


NOTICE: Next update will be Wednesday, Nov. 7

Cases and Deaths with Fungal Infections Linked to Steroid Injections

Table by State
StateTotal Case CountsPeripheral Joint InfectionsDeaths
TOTALS 419* 10 30
Florida (FL) 23 0 3
Georgia (GA) 1 0 0
Idaho (ID) 1 0 0
Illinois (IL) 2 0 0
Indiana (IN) 51 0 3
Maryland (MD) 23 0 1
Michigan (MI) 119 6 7
Minnesota (MN) 10 0 0
New Hampshire (NH) 12 4 0
New Jersey (NJ) 24 0 0
New York (NY) 1 0 0
North Carolina (NC) 3 0 1
Ohio (OH) 16 0 0
Pennsylvania (PA) 1 0 0
Rhode Island (RI) 2 0 0
South Carolina (SC) 1 0 0
Tennessee (TN) 78 0 13
Texas (TX) 2 0 0
Virginia (VA) 49 0 2

*409 cases of fungal meningitis, stroke due to presumed fungal meningitis, or other central nervous system-related infection meeting the outbreak case definition, plus 10 peripheral joint infections (e.g., knee, hip, shoulder, elbow). No deaths have been associated with peripheral joint infections.

Case counts by state are based on the state where the procedure was performed, not the state of residence.

For additional information about the multistate fungal meningitis outbreak, see: http://www.cdc.gov/HAI/outbreaks/meningitis.html

Source: cdc.gov

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