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Outbreak of Salmonella Livingstone infection in Norway and Sweden due to contaminated processed fish products.

Abstract:

In Europe, the number of reported sporadic human cases of Salmonella Livingstone infection is low, and outbreaks are rare. We report the largest S. Livingstone outbreak described in the literature having an identified source of infection. In February 2001, an increased incidence of infection caused by S. Livingstone was observed in Norway and Sweden. By July 2001, 44 cases were notified in Norway and 16 in Sweden. The median age was 63 years, and 40 were women. There were three deaths, and 22...

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10.1017/s0950268804002523

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Journal:
Epidemiology and infection
Volume:
132
Issue:
5
Pages:
889-895
Publication date:
2004-10-01
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EISSN:
1469-4409
ISSN:
0950-2688
Source identifiers:
68208
Language:
English
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pubs:68208
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uuid:cb916f21-3ce0-4773-a790-617261621d87
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pubs:68208
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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