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Utah Irrigation Water 2000

Cross contamination between potable drinking water and an irrigation system led to an outbreak of gastroenteritis. Multiple pathogens caused illness, such as Campylobacter jejuni, E. coli O157:H7, and E. coli O111. The outbreak occurred among persons who attended a football camp.

  • Outbreak began:
  • August 2000
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • Utah
  • Organism(s):
  • E. coli O157:H7
    Campylobacter
    Non-O157 STEC
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Water, Irrigation
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Football Camp
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • No
  • Total ill:
  • 102
  • 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:
  • No
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • 0
  • Any Deaths:
  • Unknown
  • Number Dead:
  • Unknown

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