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2014 True Foods Kitchen Shigella Outbreak, California

Orange County Health Care Authority investigated an outbreak of shigella among customers of True Foods Kitchen, a restaurant located in Newport Beach, California. A total of 8 patients laboratory confirmed with shigella all reported eating at the restaurant between August 21 and August 25. The restaurant was closed on August 28 for two days for sanitizing. There were 9 primary outbreak associated cases and two secondary cases.

  • Outbreak began:
  • August 2014
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • California
  • Organism(s):
  • Shigella
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Ill Food Handler
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Yes
  • Test Results:
  • J16X1-2493
  • Location(s):
  • Restaurant
  • Brand Name(s):
  • True Food Kitchen
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • No
  • Total ill:
  • 11
  • 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:
  • No
  • Number Dead:
  • 0

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