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1989 Outbreak of Salmonella Typhi Linked to Orange Juice, New York

A breakfast eaten on June 13 was the common link among persons who developed Typhoid. The breakfast occurred at a New York State resort hotel. Orange juice was implicated as the vehicle. The orange juice had been prepared by a food worker who was an asymptomatic carrier of Salmonella Typhi, the organism that causes Typhoid.

  • Outbreak began:
  • June 1989
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • New York
  • Organism(s):
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Juice, Orange, Food Worker
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Hotel
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • No
  • Total ill:
  • 77
  • Number ill by Case Definition Known:
  • Yes
  • Number Laboratory Confirmed Cases:
  • 43
  • Number Probable Cases:
  • 24
  • Number Possible Cases:
  • 0
  • Anyone Hospitalized:
  • Yes
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • 21
  • Any Deaths:
  • Unknown
  • Number Dead:
  • Unknown
  • Any References:
  • Yes

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