Outbreak of food-poisoning caused by Salmonella virchow in spit-roasted chicken.

@article{Semple1968OutbreakOF,
  title={Outbreak of food-poisoning caused by Salmonella virchow in spit-roasted chicken.},
  author={A B Semple and G C Turner and D M Lowry},
  journal={British medical journal},
  year={1968},
  volume={4 5634},
  pages={801-3}
}
Salmonella virchow food-poisoning acquired from eating chicken caused illness in at least 50 people who attended a tennis club function in Liverpool, and in many other people in the Merseyside area. In some cases the illness was severe, with positive blood cultures, and 35 people were admitted to hospital.The source of infection was a retail shop which received deep-frozen chickens already contaminated with S. virchow from a packing-station in Cheshire. These chickens were spit-roasted after… CONTINUE READING

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