A multistate outbreak of hepatitis A associated with semidried tomatoes in Australia, 2009.

@article{Donnan2012AMO,
  title={A multistate outbreak of hepatitis A associated with semidried tomatoes in Australia, 2009.},
  author={Ellen J Donnan and James E. Fielding and Joy E. Gregory and Karin Lalor and Stacey L. Rowe and Paul C Goldsmith and Mira Antoniou and Kathleen E. Fullerton and Katrina Knope and Joy G Copland and Dr. Scott Bowden and Samantha Lilly Tracy and Geoffrey G Hogg and Agnes G Tan and Jim Adamopoulos and Joanna Gaston and Hassan P Vally},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={2012},
  volume={54 6},
  pages={775-81}
}
BACKGROUND A large outbreak of hepatitis A affected individuals in several Australian states in 2009, resulting in a 2-fold increase in cases reported to state health departments compared with 2008. Two peaks of infection occurred (April-May and September-November), with surveillance data suggesting locally acquired infections from a widely distributed food product. METHODS Two case-control studies were completed. Intensive product trace-back and food sampling was undertaken. Genotyping was… CONTINUE READING

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