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United Kingdom Cafe Corned Beef Sandwich 2011

A man became suddenly ill after eating a corned beef sandwich that had been purchased at a cafe in the United Kingdom. Several hours later he developed organ system failure and subsequently died.

  • Outbreak began:
  • Unknown 2011
  • Affected Country:
  • International
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • Not Applicable
  • Organism(s):
  • Clostridium perfringens
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Sandwich, Beef, Corned Beef
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Restaurant
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • Unknown
  • Total ill:
  • 1
  • 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:
  • Yes
  • Number Dead:
  • 1

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