A possible outbreak of hepatitis A associated with semi-dried tomatoes, England, July-November 2011.

@article{Carvalho2012APO,
  title={A possible outbreak of hepatitis A associated with semi-dried tomatoes, England, July-November 2011.},
  author={C{\'e}lia Carvalho and Hl Thomas and K. J. Balogun and Richard J Tedder and Rg Pebody and Mary Ramsay and Sl Ngui},
  journal={Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin},
  year={2012},
  volume={17 6}
}
In October 2011, two primary cases of hepatitis A virus (HAV) infection with identical HAV genotype IB strains to those seen in other outbreaks associated with semi-dried tomatoes were reported in England. Both cases had consumed semi-dried tomatoes. Epidemiological investigations revealed two additional cases of genotype IB strains with different sequences who also reported having consumed semi-dried tomatoes. In November, five cases of HAV infection with closely related strains were… CONTINUE READING
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