Lake-associated outbreak of Escherichia coli O157:H7--Illinois, 1995.

@article{1996LakeassociatedOO,
  title={Lake-associated outbreak of Escherichia coli O157:H7--Illinois, 1995.},
  author={},
  journal={MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report},
  year={1996},
  volume={45 21},
  pages={437-9}
}
  • Published 1996 in MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report
On July 5, 1995, the Winnebago County Health Department (WCHD) in northern Illinois received a report from the local hospital of five cases of Escherichia coli O157:H7 infection among children who resided in Rockford. Interviews of the children's parents revealed no common food source; however, on June 24-25, they all had visited an Illinois state park with a lake swimming beach. On July 6, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) closed the swimming beach because of suspected… CONTINUE READING

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