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MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 1993 Apr 16;42(14):258-63.

Update: multistate outbreak of Escherichia coli O157:H7 infections from hamburgers--western United States, 1992-1993.

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  • JAMA 1994 Feb 2;271(5):341.


From November 15, 1992, through February 28, 1993, more than 500 laboratory-confirmed infections with E. coli O157:H7 and four associated deaths occurred in four states--Washington, Idaho, California, and Nevada. This report summarizes the findings from an ongoing investigation that identified a multistate outbreak resulting from consumption of hamburgers from one restaurant chain.

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