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2017 Outbreak of Gastroenteritis, Unknown etiology, Vancouver, Washington

Clark County Health District (Washington) investigators reported that 6 people were ill with diarrhea following a chicken meal at a sit-down restaurant on August 6, 2017. Incubation ranged from 3 hours to 10.5 hours with a median of 8.5 hours. No specimens were collected for testing. No one was hospitalized and no one died.

  • Outbreak began:
  • August 2017
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • Washington
  • Organism(s):
  • Unknown
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Chicken
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • No
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Restaurant
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • No
  • Total ill:
  • 6
  • Number ill by Case Definition Known:
  • Yes
  • Number Laboratory Confirmed Cases:
  • 0
  • Number Probable Cases:
  • 6
  • Number Possible Cases:
  • 0
  • Anyone Hospitalized:
  • No
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • 0
  • Any Deaths:
  • No
  • Number Dead:
  • 0
  • Any References:
  • No

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