Health Protection Scotland HPS

Glasgow, United Kingdom

Health Protection Scotland HPS

Glasgow, United Kingdom

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Cleary P.,Public Health England | Browning L.,Health Protection Scotland HPS | Coia J.,Shigella and Clostridium difficile Reference Laboratory | Cowden J.,Health Protection Scotland HPS | And 7 more authors.
Eurosurveillance | Year: 2010

We report the preliminary findings of the investigation of an outbreak of foodborne Salmonella Bareilly. Between August and November 2010, there were 231 laboratory-confirmed reports of S. Bareilly in the United Kingdom. A case-control study showed that consumption of bean sprouts was significantly associated with illness. The investigation concluded that raising public awareness to ensure the correct preparation of raw bean sprouts during cooking was the principal means of preventing further cases.

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