a survey of foodborne pathogens in bulk tank milk and raw milk consumption among farm families in pennsylvania.a 2-part study was conducted to determine the risk of exposure to human pathogens from raw milk. the first part of the study focused on determining raw milk consumption habits of dairy producers. a total of 248 dairy producers from 16 counties in pennsylvania were surveyed. overall, 105 (42.3%) of the 248 dairy producers consumed raw milk and 170 (68.5%) of the 248 dairy producers were aware of foodborne pathogens in raw milk. dairy producers who were not aware of foodborne pathogens in raw milk ...200616772561
multistate outbreak of listeriosis--united states, 2000.since may 2000, 29 illnesses caused by a strain of listeria monocytogenes (lm) have been identified in 10 states: new york (15 cases); georgia (three); connecticut, ohio, and michigan (two each); and california, pennsylvania, tennessee, utah, and wisconsin (one each). dates of lm isolation ranged from may 17 through november 26 with 26 (90%) infections occurring since july 15. when subtyped, the lm isolates from these cases were indistinguishable by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (pulsenet pat ...200011190115
abortion and stillbirth associated with chlamydia psittaci var ovis in dairy goats with high titers to toxoplasma gondii.during two consecutive breeding seasons in a brucellosis-free dairy goat herd, approximately 40% to 70% of the does (mean herd size, 14.5) had stillbirths or aborted. none of the does aborted or had stillbirths twice. in the first breeding season, 9 of 13 does aborted in the last 2 months of gestation. three fetuses and 2 fetal placentas from 2 does were examined. microscopic findings included severe multifocal hepatic necrosis, mild pneumonia, and mild multifocal necrosis in the brain. cultures ...19836654724
listeriosis in adults: a changing pattern. report of eight cases and review of the literature, 1968-1978. 19806771866
outbreak of listeriosis--northeastern united states, 2002.a multistate outbreak of listeria monocytogenes infections with 46 culture-confirmed cases, seven deaths, and three stillbirths or miscarriages in eight states has been linked to eating sliceable turkey deli meat. cases have been reported from pennsylvania (14 cases), new york (11 in new york city and seven in other locations), new jersey (five), delaware (four), maryland (two), connecticut (one), massachusetts (one), and michigan (one). culture dates ranged from july 18 to september 30, 2002; c ...200212437035
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