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Sharky's Restaurant Food Worker 2006

The Tillimook County, Oregon, Sharky's restaurant was cited as the source of an outbreak of Hepatitis A that started in April. A restaurant employee was diagnosed in May, and he reported working between April 15 and April 30. A total of seven hepatitis A infections resulted.

  • Outbreak began:
  • April 2006
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • Oregon
  • Organism(s):
  • Hepatitis
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Food Worker
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • No
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Restaurant
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • No
  • Total ill:
  • 7
  • Number ill by Case Definition Known:
  • Yes
  • Number Laboratory Confirmed Cases:
  • 7
  • Number Probable Cases:
  • 0
  • Number Possible Cases:
  • 0
  • Anyone Hospitalized:
  • Yes
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • 1
  • Any Deaths:
  • No
  • Number Dead:
  • 0
  • Any References:
  • Yes

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