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Goat Raw Milk 1983

Unpasteurized, raw, goat milk was associated with an outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni in King County, Washington. The milk was produced by a single dairy. Four ill persons had drunk the milk. The other two illnesses were a dairy worker and her infant. Campylobacter jejuni was isolated from the dairy goats. Lior serotype 36 was the strain detected in the stools of the case-patients and from two of three specimens from the goats.

  • Outbreak began:
  • July 1983
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • N/A
  • Organism(s):
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Milk, Unpasteurized, Goat, Raw Milk, Dairy
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Dairy
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • Unknown
  • Total ill:
  • 6
  • 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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