A large community outbreak of salmonellosis caused by intentional contamination of restaurant salad bars.

@article{Trk1997ALC,
  title={A large community outbreak of salmonellosis caused by intentional contamination of restaurant salad bars.},
  author={Thomas J. T{\"o}r{\"o}k and Robert V. Tauxe and Robert P. Wise and John Livengood and R Sokolow and S Mauvais and Kristin A. Birkness and Michael R. Skeels and John M Horan and Leslie John Ray Foster},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1997},
  volume={278 5},
  pages={389-95}
}
CONTEXT This large outbreak of foodborne disease highlights the challenge of investigating outbreaks caused by intentional contamination and demonstrates the vulnerability of self-service foods to intentional contamination. OBJECTIVE To investigate a large community outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium infections. DESIGN Epidemiologic investigation of patients with Salmonella gastroenteritis and possible exposures in The Dalles, Oregon. Cohort and case-control investigations were conducted… CONTINUE READING