Shigella sonnei infections in Norway associated with sugar peas, May-June 2009.

@article{Heier2009ShigellaSI,
  title={Shigella sonnei infections in Norway associated with sugar peas, May-June 2009.},
  author={Berit Tafjord Heier and Karin Nyg{\aa}rd and Georg Kapperud and Bj{\o}rn-Arne Lindstedt and G Skoien Johannessen and H Blekkan},
  journal={Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin},
  year={2009},
  volume={14 24}
}
In May 2009, the Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH) identified a possible outbreak of Shigella sonnei infection involving four cases. Additionally, five suspected cases in two separate households were reported. Inspectors from the Norwegian Food Safety Authority (NFSA) visited the two households and found an unopened package of sugar peas imported from Kenya in one of the households. One sample from the sugar peas was positive for Shigella sonnei by two PCR methods. Based on this… CONTINUE READING
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