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2010 Outbreak of E. coli O103 E. coli O145:NM Linked to Consumptin of Venison, Minnesota

An outbreak of non-O157 Shiga toxin–producing Escherichia coli occurred among students at a high school in Minnesota, in November 2010. The students had handled and consumed venison from a wild white-tailed deer in a high school class. Consuming undercooked venison and not washing hands after handling raw venison were associated with illness. E. coli O103:H2 2 isolates) and non-Shiga toxin–producing E. coli O145:NM 1 isolate) were isolated from ill students and the venison.

  • Outbreak began:
  • November 2010
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • Minnesota
  • Organism(s):
  • Non-O157 STEC
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Game, Venison
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Yes
  • Test Results:
  • Unknown
  • Location(s):
  • School
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • No
  • Total ill:
  • 29
  • 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:
  • Yes
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • 2
  • Any Deaths:
  • No
  • Number Dead:
  • 0

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