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2008 Outbreak of Norovirus at a Banquet Facility, New York

A confirmed outbreak of Norovirus occurred among people who had eaten crudites while at a banquet facility in New York state. Crudites are usually sliced, or whole, vegetables served with a dipping sauce and are served typically as an appetizer. The components of the crudites were not described.

  • Outbreak began:
  • August 2008
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • New York
  • Organism(s):
  • Norovirus
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Vegetables, Crudites
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Banquet Facility
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • Unknown
  • Total ill:
  • 15
  • Number ill by Case Definition Known:
  • Unknown
  • Number Laboratory Confirmed Cases:
  • N/A
  • Number Probable Cases:
  • N/A
  • Number Possible Cases:
  • N/A
  • Anyone Hospitalized:
  • No
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • 0
  • Any Deaths:
  • No
  • Number Dead:
  • 0
  • Any References:
  • Yes

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