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Florida Mesclun Lettuce 1997

Mesclun lettuce was associated with outbreaks of Cyclosporiasis at two events in Florida in March and April. The specific source of the lettuce was not determined.

  • Outbreak began:
  • March 1997
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • N/A
  • Organism(s):
  • Cyclospora
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Vegetable, Leafy Greens, Mesclun Lettuce
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • Unknown
  • Total ill:
  • 29
  • 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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