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Puerto Peñasco Raw Oysters 2007

In May, the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) was notified of a cluster of Hepatitis A cases in Maricopa, Yuma and Pima counties. All of the cases reported eating raw oysters in Puerto Peñasco, or Rocky Point, Mexico between March 8 and March 25 leading to a ADHS warning against consumption of raw oysters from this region.

  • Outbreak began:
  • April 2007
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • Arizona
  • Organism(s):
  • Hepatitis
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Seafood, Shellfish, Oysters
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • No
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Unknown
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • No
  • Total ill:
  • 13
  • Number ill by Case Definition Known:
  • Yes
  • Number Laboratory Confirmed Cases:
  • 13
  • Number Probable Cases:
  • 0
  • Number Possible Cases:
  • 0
  • Anyone Hospitalized:
  • Unknown
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • Unknown
  • Any Deaths:
  • No
  • Number Dead:
  • 0
  • Any References:
  • Yes

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