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Multistate outbreak of Salmonella serotype Agona infections linked to toasted oats cereal--United States, April-May, 1998.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9639368     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
During April-May 1998, a total of 11 states reported an increase in cases of Salmonella serotype Agona infections; as of June 8, a total of 209 cases have been reported and at least 47 persons have been hospitalized, representing an eightfold increase over the median number of cases reported in those states during 1993-1997. The states reporting increases were Illinois (49 cases), Indiana (30), Ohio (29), New York (24), Missouri (22), Pennsylvania (20), Michigan (15), Iowa (eight), Wisconsin (six), Kansas (four), and West Virginia (two). This report summarizes the outbreak investigation by local, state, and federal public health officials, which implicated Millville brand plain Toasted Oats cereal manufactured by Malt-O-Meal, Inc. as the cause of illness.
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report     Volume:  47     ISSN:  0149-2195     ISO Abbreviation:  MMWR Morb. Mortal. Wkly. Rep.     Publication Date:  1998 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-06-30     Completed Date:  1998-06-30     Revised Date:  2008-02-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7802429     Medline TA:  MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  462-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Aged
Cereals / microbiology*
Child
Child, Preschool
Disease Outbreaks
Female
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Salmonella / classification,  isolation & purification*
Salmonella Food Poisoning / epidemiology*,  etiology
Serotyping
United States / epidemiology

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