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2009 Outbreak of E. coli O157 At A Douglas County Daycare, Minnesota

An outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 occurred at a day care program in Douglas County, Minnesota. The vehicle of infection was confirmed to be custom slaughtered beef. Person-to-person transmission was also documented.

  • Outbreak began:
  • August 2009
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • Minnesota
  • Organism(s):
  • E. coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Beef Person-to-Person
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Daycare
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • Unknown
  • Total ill:
  • 7
  • 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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