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Ozaukee County Fair Petting Zoo Animal Contact 2001

An outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 was associated with animal contact at the Ozaukee County Fair. Environmental sampling of the fairgrounds property and water testing failed to confirm the presence of E. coli O157:H7. The outbreak was attributed to contact with animals at the petting zoo.

Tags:
  • Outbreak began:
  • August 2001
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • N/A
  • Organism(s):
  • E. coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Animal Contact
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Fair
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • No
  • Total ill:
  • 59
  • Number ill by Case Definition Known:
  • Yes
  • Number Laboratory Confirmed Cases:
  • 25
  • Number Probable Cases:
  • 34
  • Number Possible Cases:
  • 0
  • Anyone Hospitalized:
  • Unknown
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • Unknown
  • Any Deaths:
  • Unknown
  • Number Dead:
  • Unknown

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