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Stage Deli Cole Slaw 1997

An outbreak of hepatitis A occurred among patrons of Stage Deli, in West Bloomfield, Michigan. Eating the deli's cole slaw was statistically associated with a risk of illness. It was unclear how the cole slaw became contaminated.

Tags:
  • Outbreak began:
  • September 1997
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • N/A
  • Organism(s):
  • Hepatitis
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Produce-Only Salad, Cole Slaw
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • No
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Deli
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • No
  • Total ill:
  • 43
  • 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:
  • Unknown
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • Unknown
  • Any Deaths:
  • Yes
  • Number Dead:
  • 1

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