outbreak of campylobacteriosis associated with consumption of raw peas.campylobacter jejuni is a leading cause of acute gastroenteritis worldwide, and most cases are identified as sporadic events rather than as parts of recognized outbreaks. we report findings from a substantial 2008 campylobacteriosis outbreak with general implications for fresh produce safety.201121653299
multilocus sequence typing confirms wild birds as the source of a campylobacter outbreak associated with the consumption of raw peas.from august to september 2008, the centers for disease control and prevention (cdc) assisted the alaska division of public health with an outbreak investigation of campylobacteriosis occurring among the residents of southcentral alaska. during the investigation, pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (pfge) of campylobacter jejuni isolates from human, raw pea, and wild bird fecal samples confirmed the epidemiologic link between illness and the consumption of raw peas contaminated by sandhill cranes fo ...201424837383
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