Outbreak of listeriosis among Mexican immigrants as a result of consumption of illicitly produced Mexican-style cheese.

@article{Macdonald2005OutbreakOL,
  title={Outbreak of listeriosis among Mexican immigrants as a result of consumption of illicitly produced Mexican-style cheese.},
  author={Pia D M Macdonald and Robert E Whitwam and Jackie D Boggs and J Newton Maccormack and Kevin L Anderson and Joe W Reardon and J Royden Saah and Lewis M. Graves and Susan B. Hunter and Jeremy Sobel},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={2005},
  volume={40 5},
  pages={677-82}
}
BACKGROUND In 2000, an outbreak of listeriosis among Hispanic persons was identified in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The objectives of the present study were to identify the source of, strains associated with, and risk factors for Listeria monocytogenes infection for patients affected by the outbreak. METHODS Microbiological, case-control, and environmental investigations were conducted. Participants in the case-control study were case patients who became infected with L. monocytogenes… CONTINUE READING
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