Association between raw milk and human Salmonella dublin infection.

  title={Association between raw milk and human Salmonella dublin infection.},
  author={S. A. Werner and Gordon L. Humphrey and Ichiro Kamei},
  journal={British medical journal},
  volume={2 6184},
Between 1971 and 1975 the mean annual incidence of human Salmonella dublin infection in California increased more than five-fold. Investigation of the increase showed an association with exposure to raw milk in 44 out of 113 cases. Of these 44 patients, 35 had used certified raw milk from a single dairy. Faecal swabs confirmed S dublin infection in the dairy herd and the milk, and so a pasteurisation order was issued. S dublin appears to be an unusually invasive and life-threatening salmonella… CONTINUE READING
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