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Mexican Unpasteurized Dairy Products 2009

At least 264 cases of brucellosis were identified in Guanajuato state, Mexico, by August 18. The local health officer advised the local population to avoid unpasteurized dairy products, mainly those derived from goats' milk. Cases were reported from the cities of Leon, Guanajuato, and Romita. Brucellosis had been a consistent foodborne illness problem in this part of Mexico.

Tags:
  • Outbreak began:
  • August 2009
  • Affected Country:
  • International
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • Not Applicable
  • Organism(s):
  • Other
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Unknown
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Unknown
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • Unknown
  • Total ill:
  • 264
  • Number ill by Case Definition Known:
  • Yes
  • Number Laboratory Confirmed Cases:
  • 18
  • Number Probable Cases:
  • 0
  • Number Possible Cases:
  • 0
  • Anyone Hospitalized:
  • Unknown
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • Unknown
  • Any Deaths:
  • Unknown
  • Number Dead:
  • Unknown

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