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Minnesota Day Care Person-to-Person 2007

An outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 occurred at a home daycare in Ramsey County, Minnesota. Eight of the nine children in the daycare ultimately tested positive for E. coli O157. One child had been ill before the others and had returned to the day care before the infection had cleared. Person-to-person transmission of the infection resulted.

Tags:
  • Outbreak began:
  • June 2007
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • Minnesota
  • Organism(s):
  • E. coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Person-to-Person
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Day care
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • Unknown
  • Total ill:
  • 8
  • Number ill by Case Definition Known:
  • Yes
  • Number Laboratory Confirmed Cases:
  • 8
  • Number Probable Cases:
  • 0
  • Number Possible Cases:
  • 0
  • Anyone Hospitalized:
  • Yes
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • 2
  • Any Deaths:
  • Unknown
  • Number Dead:
  • Unknown
  • Any References:
  • Yes

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