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2017 Outbreak of Campylobacteriosis at a Food Festival, Connecticut

In June 2017 eleven persons (8 laboratory confirmed) were infected with Campylobacter after eating at a food festival held in Connecticut. Only one food item - a marinated rib-eye beef stir-fry was significantly associated with illness (odds ration: 4.91; confidence interval: 1.14-21.12). No festival food samples were available. Beef samples from the vendor who served the stir-fry were culture negative for Campylobacter. Inspection found inadequate food cold-holding temperatures. Campylobacter isolates from 4 case-patients stools yielded indistinguishable PFGE SmaI patterns.

  • Outbreak began:
  • June 2017
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • N/A
  • Organism(s):
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Beef
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Food Festival
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • No
  • Total ill:
  • 11
  • Number ill by Case Definition Known:
  • Yes
  • Number Laboratory Confirmed Cases:
  • 8
  • Number Probable Cases:
  • 3
  • Number Possible Cases:
  • 0
  • Anyone Hospitalized:
  • Unknown
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • Unknown
  • Any Deaths:
  • No
  • Number Dead:
  • 0
  • Any References:
  • No

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