Foodborne Illness Outbreak Database

This database provides summaries of significant food and water related outbreaks occurring since 1984 caused by E. coli, Salmonella, Hepatitis A, Campylobacter and other pathogens. Read more »

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July 12 2012 Outbreak of Cryptosporidiosis Associated with a Swim Pond, Lake Elmo, Minnesota

  • Organism:
  • Cryptosporidium
  • Vehicle:
  • Recreational water

Five cases of Cryptosporidiosis were identified among swimmers of a swim pond at Lake Elmo, Minnesota in July 2012. Reported swim dates ranged from July 1 to July 11. Reported onset dates ranged from July 3 to July 17. One case was hospitalized. Non…Read More »

July 12 2012 Outbreak of Cryptosporidiosis Associated with a Community Splash Pad, Waite Park, Minnesota

  • Organism:
  • Cryptosporidium
  • Vehicle:
  • Recreational water

In July and August 2012 Minnesota Department of Health staff identified two laboratory confirmed cases of cryptosporidiosis. Both cases had played in a splash park in Waite Park in the 2 weeks prior to illness onset. Report dates were July 23, 2012 a…Read More »

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