An international foodborne outbreak of shigellosis associated with a commercial airline.

@article{Hedberg1992AnIF,
  title={An international foodborne outbreak of shigellosis associated with a commercial airline.},
  author={Craig W. Hedberg and William C Levine and Karen E White and Ronald H. Carlson and D K Winsor and Daniel N. Cameron and Kelly L MacDonald and Michael T. Osterholm},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1992},
  volume={268 22},
  pages={3208-12}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the source of an international outbreak of shigellosis associated with consumption of food served by a Minnesota-based airline. DESIGN Cohort studies of players and staff of a Minnesota-based professional football team and passengers on flights with a confirmed case of outbreak-associated Shigella sonnei infection. SETTING Community- and industry-based studies conducted from October through November 1988. PARTICIPANTS Sixty-five football team players and staff, and… CONTINUE READING

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