Multiple outbreaks of Salmonella braenderup associated with consumption of iceberg lettuce

  title={Multiple outbreaks of Salmonella braenderup associated with consumption of iceberg lettuce},
  author={Roger Gajraj and Shalini Pooransingh and Jeremy I. Hawker and Babatunde Olowokure},
  journal={International Journal of Environmental Health Research},
  pages={150 - 155}
The aim of this study was to describe the findings from an outbreak investigation following several apparently unrelated community outbreaks of gastroenteritis. Epidemiological, environmental, laboratory and traceback investigations were used to identify the source of the outbreak. We enrolled 23 (of 29) laboratory confirmed cases and 24 neighbourhood case-nominated controls in a case-control study which revealed that illness was associated with consumption of iceberg lettuce (matched odds… Expand
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