Large outbreaks of Salmonella Typhimurium phage type 135 infections associated with the consumption of products containing raw egg in Tasmania.

@article{Stephens2007LargeOO,
  title={Large outbreaks of Salmonella Typhimurium phage type 135 infections associated with the consumption of products containing raw egg in Tasmania.},
  author={Nicola Stephens and Cameron Sault and Simon Matthew Firestone and Diane Lightfoot and Cameron Bell},
  journal={Communicable diseases intelligence quarterly report},
  year={2007},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={118-24}
}
This report describes one of the largest egg-associated outbreaks of foodborne illness in Australia for many years. Between June and December 2005, five outbreaks of Salmonella Typhimurium phage type 135 were identified in Tasmania, leading to 125 laboratory-confirmed cases. Public health investigations included case and food handler interviews, cohort studies, environmental health investigations of food businesses, microbiological testing, traceback, and inspections and drag swabbing of an egg… CONTINUE READING

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