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MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2012 Feb 17;61(6):110.

Notes from the field: norovirus infections associated with frozen raw oysters - Washington, 2011.

Abstract

On October 19, 2011, Public Health - Seattle & King County was contacted regarding a woman who had experienced acute gastroenteritis after dining at a local restaurant with friends. Staff members interviewed the diners and confirmed that three of the seven in the party had consumed a raw oyster dish. Within 18-36 hours after consumption, the three had onsets of aches, nausea, and nonbloody diarrhea lasting 24-48 hours. One ill diner also reported vomiting. The four diners who had not eaten the raw oysters did not become ill.

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