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- Simmons, Latoya, et al. Show all 9 Authors
- Foodborne pathogens & disease 2015 v.12 no.5 pp. 441-446
- Department of Health and Human Services; Salmonella Typhimurium; anaerobes; bacteria; dogs; households; human diseases; humans; hygiene; meat jerky; pathogens; patients; pet foods; product testing; questionnaires; surveys; vacuum packaging; New Hampshire
- ... Pet treats and pet food can be contaminated with Salmonella and other pathogens, though they are infrequently implicated as the source of human outbreaks. In 2013, the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services investigated a cluster of Salmonella Typhimurium infections associated with contaminated locally made pet treats. Case-patients were interviewed with standardized questionnaires ...
- Simmons, Latoya, et al. Show all 19 Authors
- Foodborne pathogens & disease 2015 v.12 no.12 pp. 950-952
- Salmonella Heidelberg; case-control studies; ceftriaxone; chickens; cross contamination; diarrhea; drugs; environmental health; feces; fever; food handling; hand washing; multiple drug resistance; pulsed-field gel electrophoresis; vomiting
- ... We describe multidrug-resistant (MDR) Salmonella Heidelberg infections associated with mechanically separated chicken (MSC) served at a county correctional facility. Twenty-three inmates met the case definition. All reported diarrhea, 19 (83%) reported fever, 16 (70%) reported vomiting, 4 (17%) had fever ≥103°F, and 3 (13%) were hospitalized. A case–control study found no single food item signific ...