Outbreak of Cyclosporiasis Associated with Imported Raspberries, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2000

@inproceedings{Ho2002OutbreakOC,
  title={Outbreak of Cyclosporiasis Associated with Imported Raspberries, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2000},
  author={Alice Y. Ho and Adriana Lopez and Michael G. Eberhart and Robert Levenson and Bernard S. Finkel and Alexandre Janu{\'a}rio da Silva and Jacquelin M. Roberts and Palmer A. Orlandi and Caroline C. Johnson and Barbara L. Herwaldt},
  booktitle={Emerging infectious diseases},
  year={2002}
}
An outbreak of cyclosporiasis occurred in attendees of a wedding reception held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on June 10, 2000. In a retrospective cohort study, 54 (68.4%) of the 79 interviewed guests and members of the wedding party met the case definition. The wedding cake, which had a cream filling that included raspberries, was the food item most strongly associated with illness (multivariate relative risk, 5.9; 95% confidence interval, 3.6 to 10.5). Leftover cake was positive for… CONTINUE READING

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