UPDATE: Multistate Fungal Meningitis Outbreak Investigation, November 16, 2012 2:00 PM EST

Atlanta, GA–(ENEWSPF)–November 16, 2012 – 2:00 PM EST

At-A-Glance

* Updates occur Mon, Wed & Fri  

Multistate Fungal Meningitis Outbreak – Current Case Count

November 16, 2012 2:00 PM EST

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 480* 11 33
Florida (FL) 23 0 3
Georgia (GA) 1 0 0
Idaho (ID) 1 0 0
Illinois (IL) 2 0 0
Indiana (IN) 55 0 5
Maryland (MD) 23 0 1
Michigan (MI) 158 7 8
Minnesota (MN) 13 0 0
North Carolina (NC) 3 0 1
New Hampshire (NH) 13 4 0
New Jersey (NJ) 31 0 0
New York (NY) 1 0 0
Ohio (OH) 17 0 0
Pennsylvania (PA) 1 0 0
Rhode Island (RI) 3 0 0
South Carolina (SC) 1 0 0
Tennessee (TN) 82 0 13
Texas (TX) 2 0 0
Virginia (VA) 50 0 2

*469 cases of fungal meningitis, stroke due to presumed fungal meningitis, or other central nervous system-related infection meeting the outbreak case definition, plus 11 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 multistae fungal meningitis outbreak investigation, see: http://www.cdc.gov/HAI/outbreaks/meningitis.html

Source: cdc.gov