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South Carolina Fair/Temporary Mobile Service Pork Barbeque 2008

A confirmed outbreak of Clostridium perfringens occurred among people who had eaten pork barbeque during a fair, or festival, in South Carolina.

  • Outbreak began:
  • March 2008
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • South Carolina
  • Organism(s):
  • Clostridium perfringens
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Pork, Pork Barbeque
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Fair, Festival, Temporary Mobile Service
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • Unknown
  • Total ill:
  • 100
  • 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:
  • 3
  • Any Deaths:
  • No
  • Number Dead:
  • 0
  • Any References:
  • Yes

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