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2010 Outbreak of E. coli O26 at a Child Care Center, Oregon

An outbreak of E. coli O26 occurred in an Oregon child care center (9 children; 1 staff member). Infected persons were from three classrooms. One person had bloody diarrhea and no one developed hemolytic uremic syndrome. The vehicle of transmission was not described.

  • Outbreak began:
  • October 2010
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • Oregon
  • Organism(s):
  • Non-O157 STEC
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Unknown
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Day Care Center, Child Care Center
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • Unknown
  • Total ill:
  • 10
  • Number ill by Case Definition Known:
  • Yes
  • Number Laboratory Confirmed Cases:
  • 10
  • Number Probable Cases:
  • 0
  • Number Possible Cases:
  • 0
  • Anyone Hospitalized:
  • Unknown
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • Unknown
  • Any Deaths:
  • No
  • Number Dead:
  • 0
  • Any References:
  • Yes

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