7/17/2013

Iowa Dept. of Public Health Cyclospora Case Count Update (July 17 2013)

[Source: Iowa Department of Public Health, full page: (LINK).]

Posted: Wed, 17 Jul 2013 10:21 CDT / Category: Infectious Disease Prevention

IDPH Cyclospora Case Count Update

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  • Linn County - 31 cases
  • Polk County - 7 cases
  • Pottawattamie County - 6 cases
  • Black Hawk County - 4 cases
  • Boone County - 4 cases
  • Fayette County - 3 cases
  • O’Brien County - 3 cases
  • Dallas County - 3 cases
  • Buchanan - 3 cases
  • Webster County - 3 cases
  • Mills County - 2 cases
  • Des Moines County - 2 cases
  • Dubuque - 2 cases
  • Benton County - 1 case
  • Keokuk - 1 case
  • Monona - 1 case
  • Butler - 1 case
  • Lucas - 1 case
  • Poweshiek - 1 case
  • Winneshiek - 1 case
  • Johnson County - 1 case
  • Montgomery - 1 case
  • Iowa - 1 case
  • Van Buren County - 1 case
  • Story County - 1 case
  • Cedar County - 1 case
  • Woodbury County - 1 case
  • Total – 87

Almost all cases have been identified through testing at the State Hygienic Lab (SHL).

Most people’s illness began in mid to late June, and at least five persons have been hospitalized. Many people report still being ill with diarrhea and some have had relapses.

For more information about the Cyclospora outbreak in Iowa, visit www.idph.state.ia.us/EHI/Issue.aspx?issue=Cyclospora Outbreak Investigation&pg=Investigation Home.

Case counts are current as of 4:30PM on July 16, 2013.

Contact Information: Polly Carver-Kimm at (515) 281-6693

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