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 16 2016 Outbreak of Cryptosporidiosis at a Public Pool, Colorado

  • Organism:
  • Cryptosporidium
  • Vehicle:
  • recreational water

In the summer of 2016 public health officials in Colorado investigated an outbreak of Cryptosporidiosis at a public pool owned and operated by the City and County of Broomfield. Dates of exposure ranged from July 24, 2016 to August 4, 2016. Four peop…Read More »

August 13 2013 Cryptosporidiosis Associated with a Community Pool, Olmsted County, Minnesota

  • Organism:
  • Cryptosporidium
  • Vehicle:
  • Recreational water

In September 2013 investigators at the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and the Olmsted County Public Health Services (OCPHS) identified 10 cases of cryptosporidiosis who reported swimming in a community pool. Two cases were laboratory confirmed…Read More »

July 12 Outbreak of Cryptosporidium at a Pool Party, Hillsdale County, Michigan, 2012

  • Organism:
  • Cryptosporidum
  • Vehicle:
  • Water, recreational

Branch-Hillsdale-St.Joseph Community Health Agency (CHA) reported an outbreak of cryptosporidiosis in 28 people who participated in a private pool party. Investigators said the problem resulted from improper operation of a system that uses salt to c…Read More »

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