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United Kingdom Llay Fish Bar 2009

Llay Fish Bar was associated with an outbreak of E.coli O157:H7 in Wrexham County Borough, Wales, United Kingdom. The restaurant was known for its fish and chips, however other food items were available for sale. The cause of the outbreak has not been given, but upon inspection the restaurant was found to have poor food handling; the restaurant owner, Ramazan Aslan, was jailed and prohibited from running a food business. The E.coli was phage type 2 and verotoxin type 2 positive.

  • Outbreak began:
  • July 2009
  • Affected Country:
  • International
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • Not Applicable
  • Organism(s):
  • E. coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Unknown
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Yes
  • Test Results:
  • Unknown
  • Location(s):
  • Restaurant
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • No
  • Total ill:
  • 9
  • 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:
  • 2
  • Any Deaths:
  • Unknown
  • Number Dead:
  • Unknown

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