UPDATE: Multistate Fungal Meningitis Outbreak Investigation, November 9, 2012 – 2:30 PM EST

Atlanta, GA–(ENEWSPF)–November 9, 2012 – 2:30 PM EST

At-A-Glance

* Updates occur Mon, Wed & Fri  

Multistate Fungal Meningitis Outbreak – Current Case Count  

November 9, 2012 2:30 PM EST

Previous Case Count Maps

NOTICE: Going forward, we will be providing case count updates on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.  

 Cases with Fungal Infections Linked to Steroid Injections

 

 

Cases and Deaths with Fungal Infections Linked to Steroid Injections

Table by State
State Total Case Counts Peripheral Joint Infections Deaths
TOTALS 438* 10 32
Florida (FL) 23 0 3
Georgia (GA) 1 0 0
Idaho (ID) 1 0 0
Illinois (IL) 2 0 0
Indiana (IN) 52 0 4
Maryland (MD) 23 0 1
Michigan (MI) 128 6 7
Minnesota (MN) 11 0 0
New Hampshire (NH) 13 4 0
New Jersey (NJ) 27 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) 3 0 0
South Carolina (SC) 1 0 0
Tennessee (TN) 81 0 13
Texas (TX) 2 0 0
Virginia (VA) 50 0 2

*428 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.

** Ohio previously reported 16 cases. Ohio has corrected their case count to 15 cases.

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

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

Source: cdc.gov

 

 

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