Molecular and epidemiologic analysis of a county-wide outbreak caused by Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serovar Enteritidis traced to a bakery

@article{Lu2004MolecularAE,
  title={Molecular and epidemiologic analysis of a county-wide outbreak caused by Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serovar Enteritidis traced to a bakery},
  author={Po-Liang Lu and In-Jane Hwang and Ya-Lina Tung and Shang-Jyh Hwang and Chun-Lu Lin and L. Kristopher Siu},
  journal={BMC Infectious Diseases},
  year={2004},
  volume={4},
  pages={48 - 48}
}
BACKGROUND An increase in the number of attendees due to acute gastroenteritis and fever was noted at one hospital emergency room in Taiwan over a seven-day period from July to August, 2001. Molecular and epidemiological surveys were performed to trace the possible source of infection. METHODS An epidemiological investigation was undertaken to determine the cause of the outbreak. Stool and blood samples were collected according to standard protocols per Center for Disease Control, Taiwan… CONTINUE READING

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