Salmonella Litchfield Outbreak Associated with a Hotel Restaurant -- Atlantic City, New Jersey, 2007

Cash, R. L.; Lyons, B.; Reinhard, J.; Simonetti, P.; Adler, E. M.; Bresnitz, E.; Lee, S.; Malavet, M.; Matiuck, S. W.; Robertson, C.; Cronquist, A.; Mshar, P.; Kim, C. S.; Bidol, S. A.; Chicaiza, L.; Kidoguchi, L. S.; Kornstein, L.; Villamil, E.; Nowicki, S.; Sandt, C.
July 2008
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;7/18/2008, Vol. 57 Issue 28, p775
The article reports an outbreak of Salmonella litchfield from May 31 to July 19, 2007, presumed to have originated from a hotel restaurant in Atlantic City, New Jersey. An overview of the epidemiologic and environmental investigation which was undertaken during the outbreak is presented. A list of the food items that were consumed by the 30 case-patients and 39 controls is given. Also discussed are the probable causes of the Salmonellosis and the incidents that led to the outbreak.


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