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2007 Outbreak of Salmonella Newport Linked to Tomato, Avocado, Guacamole, Cilantro, Washington, DC

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Newport was linked to a restaurant and to a private home in Washington, D.C. Tomato, avocado, guacamole, and cilantro were named as the vehicles of infection.

  • Outbreak began:
  • June 2007
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • District of Columbia
  • Organism(s):
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Fruit, Tomato, Avocado Guacamole Herb, Cilantro
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Private Home, Restaurant
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • Unknown
  • Total ill:
  • 46
  • Number ill by Case Definition Known:
  • Unknown
  • Number Laboratory Confirmed Cases:
  • N/A
  • Number Probable Cases:
  • N/A
  • Number Possible Cases:
  • N/A
  • Anyone Hospitalized:
  • Unknown
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • Unknown
  • Any Deaths:
  • Unknown
  • Number Dead:
  • Unknown
  • Any References:
  • Yes

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