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North Carolina Private Home Spring Water 2006

An outbreak of hepatitis A occurred among persons who visited a farm in western North Carolina and who drank water from the spring. Hepatitis A isolates from human and water samples were identical. No hepatitis A was isolated from farm produce.

Tags:
  • Outbreak began:
  • July 2006
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • N/A
  • Organism(s):
  • Hepatitis
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Water, Spring, Surface Water
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Farm
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • Unknown
  • Total ill:
  • 16
  • 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:
  • 1
  • Any Deaths:
  • No
  • Number Dead:
  • 0

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