UPDATE: Multistate Fungal Meningitis Outbreak Investigation, October 31, 2012 4:00 PM EDT

Atlanta, GA–(ENEWSPF)–October 31, 2012 4:00 PM EDT

At-A-Glance

Multistate Fungal Meningitis Outbreak – Current Case Count

October 31, 2012 4:00 PM EDT

Previous Case Count Maps

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 377* 9 28
Florida (FL) 23 0 3
Georgia (GA) 1 0 0
Idaho (ID) 1 0 0
Illinois (IL) 1 0 0
Indiana (IN) 48 0 3
Maryland (MD) 22 0 1
Michigan (MI) 101 6 7
Minnesota (MN) 10 0 0
New Hampshire (NH) 11 3 0
New Jersey (NJ) 18 0 0
New York (NY) 1 0 0
North Carolina (NC) 3 0 1
Ohio (OH) 14 0 0
Pennsylvania (PA) 1 0 0
Rhode Island (RI) 1 0 0
South Carolina (SC) 1 0 0
Tennessee (TN) 74 0 11
Texas (TX) 1 0 0
Virginia (VA) 45 0 2**

*368 cases of fungal meningitis, stroke due to presumed fungal meningitis, or other central nervous system-related infection meeting the outbreak case definition, plus 9 peripheral joint infections (e.g., knee, hip, shoulder, elbow). No deaths have been associated with peripheral joint infections.

**Virginia is now reporting 2 deaths, instead of 3 deaths.

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