UPDATE: Multistate Fungal Meningitis Outbreak Investigation, October 23, 2012 2:00 PM EDT

Atlanta, GA–(ENEWSPF)–October 23, 2012 2:00 PM EDT

At-A-Glance

Multistate Fungal Meningitis Outbreak – Current Case Count

October 23, 2012 2:00 PM EDT

Cases with Fungal Infections Linked to Steroid Injections

 

 

Cases and Deaths with Fungal Infections Linked to Steroid Injections

Table by State

State Case Count Deaths
Florida (FL) 19 3
Georgia (GA) 1 0
Idaho (ID) 1 0
Illinois (IL) 1 0
Indiana (IN) 40 2
Maryland (MD) 17 1
Michigan (MI) 68 5
Minnesota (MN) 7 0
New Hampshire (NH) 10 0
New Jersey (NJ) 17 0
New York (NY) 1 0
North Carolina (NC) 2 1
Ohio (OH) 11 0
Pennsylvania (PA) 1 0
Tennessee (TN) 70 9
Texas (TX) 1 0
Virginia (VA) 41 2
TOTALS 308* 23

*304 cases of fungal meningitis, stroke due to presumed fungal meningitis, or other central nervous system-related infection meeting the outbreak case definition, plus 4 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