An outbreak of cholera in Maryland associated with imported commercial frozen fresh coconut milk.

@article{Taylor1993AnOO,
  title={An outbreak of cholera in Maryland associated with imported commercial frozen fresh coconut milk.},
  author={Jean Lin Taylor and J. W. Tuttle and T Pramukul and Kimberly Donner O'Brien and Timothy J. Barrett and Beverly Jolbitado and Yean Leng Lim and Duc J. Vugia and J. Glenn Morris and Robert V. Tauxe},
  journal={The Journal of infectious diseases},
  year={1993},
  volume={167 6},
  pages={
          1330-5
        }
}
In August 1991, the first outbreak of cholera associated with an imported commercial food product occurred among persons attending a private picnic. An epidemiologic investigation showed infection with toxigenic Vibrio cholerae O1, biotype El Tor, serotype Ogawa, in 4 of 6 persons who had consumed coconut milk imported from Thailand. In addition, the US Food and Drug Administration recovered toxigenic V. cholerae O1, biotype El Tor, serotype Ogawa, from 1 of 6 unopened bags of the same brand… CONTINUE READING
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