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2010 Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 at Folklorma, Manitoba, Canada

An outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 occurred among people who attended the Folklorama in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The majority of the cases had eaten at the Russian Pavilion during the first week of August. The suspected vehicle of infection was fruit compote which was likely cross contaminated with raw meat juices.

Tags:
  • Outbreak began:
  • August 2010
  • Affected Country:
  • International
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • Not Applicable
  • Organism(s):
  • E. coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Fruit, Fruit Compote, Cross Contamination
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Public Event
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Folklorma
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • No
  • Total ill:
  • 40
  • 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:
  • 5
  • Any Deaths:
  • Unknown
  • Number Dead:
  • Unknown

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