Epidemic Salmonella enteritidis infection in Los Angeles County, California. The predominance of phage type 4.

@article{Passaro1996EpidemicSE,
  title={Epidemic Salmonella enteritidis infection in Los Angeles County, California. The predominance of phage type 4.},
  author={Doug J Passaro and Roshan Reporter and Laurene M Mascola and L Kilman and Georgia Bradley Malcolm and Hanna Rolka and S. A. Werner and Duc J. Vugia},
  journal={The Western journal of medicine},
  year={1996},
  volume={165 3},
  pages={126-30}
}
Between April and July 1994, 501 cases of Salmonella enteritidis infection were reported in Los Angeles County, California, nearly 5 times the number reported between April and July 1993; of these, 422 (84%) were sporadic (not related to known outbreaks). A case-control study was done to determine risk factors for sporadic illness; the distribution of S enteritidis phage types was evaluated. Case-patients (n = 58) were county residents older than 1 year with culture-confirmed S enteritidis… CONTINUE READING