Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, January 21st, 2001
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, Georgia, documented 13 cases of Salmonella infections resistant to the antibiotic ceftriaxone between 1996 and 1998. Three victims were hospitalized, but none died.
An additional 28 possible cases occurred in 1999, after the study ended, the researchers said in the December 26, 2000, issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. Testing is being done to confirm those cases.
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