Outbreak of Salmonella Wandsworth and Typhimurium Infections in Infants and Toddlers Traced to a Commercial Vegetable-Coated Snack Food

@article{Sotir2009OutbreakOS,
  title={Outbreak of Salmonella Wandsworth and Typhimurium Infections in Infants and Toddlers Traced to a Commercial Vegetable-Coated Snack Food},
  author={Mark J. Sotir and Gwen Ewald and Akiko C. Kimura and Jeffrey I Higa and Anandi N. Sheth and Scott Troppy and St{\'e}phanie Meyer and Robert Michael Hoekstra and Jana L Austin and John R. Archer and Mary Spayne and E R Daly and Patricia M. Griffin},
  journal={The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={28},
  pages={1041-1046}
}
Objective: Human outbreaks of Salmonella infection have been attributed to a variety of food vehicles. Processed snack foods are increasingly consumed by children. In May 2007, state and local health departments and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention investigated human infections from Salmonella Wandsworth, an extremely rare serotype. Materials and Methods: Serotyping and pulsed-field gel electrophoresis were used to identify outbreak-associated illnesses. Food history… 
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