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2010 Outbreak of Salmonella Bareilly Linked to Consumption of Bean Sprouts, United Kingdom

Raw, or undercooked, bean sprouts were linked to an outbreak of Salmonella Bareilly in England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland. The strains of Salmonella Bareilly isolated from case-patients were genetic matches to one another. Salmonella Bareilly was isolated from a sample of bean sprouts. As of November 12, it was unknown whether the strain isolated from the sprouts matched the strain isolated from the case-patients.

  • Outbreak began:
  • August 2010
  • Affected Country:
  • International
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • Not Applicable
  • Organism(s):
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Vegetable, sprouts, bean sprouts
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Yes
  • Test Results:
  • Unknown
  • Location(s):
  • Home
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • Unknown
  • Total ill:
  • 233
  • 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:
  • Unknown
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • Unknown
  • Any Deaths:
  • Unknown
  • Number Dead:
  • Unknown

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