An outbreak ofCampylobacter infection associated with the consumption of unpasteurised milk at a large festival in England
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Seventy-two laboratory confirmed cases ofCampylobacter infection were identified in people who attended a large festival in England. A case-control study was undertaken to identify the vehicle of infection. Potential risk factors included the water supply to the site, and food, bottled spring water and unpasteurised milk sold at the event. Only the consumption of unpasteurised milk showed a statistical association with having aCampylobacter infection, strongly suggesting that this was the vehicle of infection.
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European Journal of Epidemiology
Volume 10, Issue 5 , pp 581-585
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- Kluwer Academic Publishers
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- Unpasteurised milk
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- 1. Public Health Laboratory Service-Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, London
- 2. Somerset Health Authority, Taunton, Somerset
- 3. Environmental Health Department, Mendip District Council Shepton Mallet, Somerset
- 4. Public Health Laboratory Service Statistics Unit, London
- 5. Bath Public Health Laboratory, Royal United Hospital, Combe Park, Bath, UK