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Sarpy County, Nebraska, Roast Beef 2008

Roast beef that was served at a reception hall in Sarpy County, Nebraska, led to an outbreak of E.coli O157:H7. The meat was prepared at a private home and brought to the event. It was unclear whether the beef was contaminated during or after preparation.

Tags:
  • Outbreak began:
  • March 2008
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • Nebraska
  • Organism(s):
  • E. coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Beef, Roast Beef, Whole
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Private Reception
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • No
  • Total ill:
  • 15
  • 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:
  • 3
  • Any Deaths:
  • Unknown
  • Number Dead:
  • Unknown

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