Sprout Related Outbreaks in Sweden

Sprout Related Outbreaks in Sweden

Personal Correspondance with:

Birgitta de Jong
Epidemiolog/Epidemiologist
Avd. för Epidemilogi/Dept. of Epidemiology
Smittskyddsinstitutet/Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control
SE 171 82 Solna
Sweden
phone +46 8 457 23 69, fax +46 8 300 626

 

Serotype

Kind of sprouts

No. Affected persons

Year

saintpaul, muenchen, havana, arizona

mung bean

195

1988

adelaide

alfaalfa

23

1993

litchfield

alfaalfa

2

1993

litchfield

alfaalfa

4

1993

bovismorbificans

alfaalfa

278

1994

enteritidis

alfaalfa

14

1996

enteritidis

alfaalfa

2

1996

blockley

groddar

19

1999

enteritidis PT 4b

saladsmix from the Netherlands with sprouts, sproutassociated outbreak in NL at the same time

11

2000

saintpaul

alfalfa

87

2002

entritidis NST

sunflower sprouts/alfalfa

18

2003