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2014 Outbreak of E. coli Linked to Raw Milk, Kentucky

In September 2014 five children in Hardin, Oldham, and Boone counties, Kentucky were infected with E. coli O157:H7 after drinking raw/unpasteurized milk. Four of the 5 children developed hemolytic uremic syndrome.

  • Outbreak began:
  • Unknown 2014
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • Kentucky
  • Organism(s):
  • E. coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Dairy, milk, unpasteurized
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Unknown
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Unknown
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • No
  • Total ill:
  • 5
  • 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
  • Any References:
  • No

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