The Utah Medical Center is dealing with an unexpected outbreak of salmonella in its emergency room, with two doctors and a nurse among those who have been infected, the hospital said Friday.
The hospital said a nurse at the emergency department on Friday has tested positive for salmonellosis, and a medical technician who worked in a clinic in the emergency room tested positive as well.
Both nurses have been quarantined for six weeks.
The Utah Health Department said Friday that the nurse is in critical but stable condition.
A second doctor who has been infected has been quanad with the disease.
The department said Friday the second doctor has recovered.
Officials are still trying to determine how many other patients have contracted the virus.
The infection is the third major outbreak to hit the state since the start of this year, and the first since a salmoneca outbreak in September that sickened more than 1,100 people.