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Multiple Pathogen Minnesota Day Camp Animal Contact 2000

An outbreak due to multiple pathogens was associated with participation at a farm day camp. The camp was sponsored by a university and was held on campus for young children. There were eight camps sessions scheduled throughout the summer. Although children had contact with a variety of animals, the primary attraction of the camp was that each child was responsible for care of a calf. Multiple pathogens were found in the stool samples of camp attendees. Cryptosporidium parvum, Campylobacter, Salmonella Typhimurium, and E. coli O111:H8, E. coli O111:NM and E. coli O51:H11. These pathogens were also isolated from the calves.

  • Outbreak began:
  • June 2000
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • Minnesota
  • Organism(s):
  • Salmonella
    Cryptosporidium
    Campylobacter
    Non-O157 STEC
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Animal Contact
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Day Camp
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • No
  • Total ill:
  • 59
  • 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:
  • Yes
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • 1
  • Any Deaths:
  • Unknown
  • Number Dead:
  • Unknown
  • Any References:
  • Yes

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