No Fair Warning: An Outbreak Following the 1999 Washington County Fair
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22 Jan 2020
Large outbreak of both E. coli and Campylobacter traced to unregulated fairground water supply, 1999; another straightforward outbreak investigation.
After completing this case study, the participant should be able to:
- List the reasons to investigate an outbreak;
- List and discuss each step in the investigation of an outbreak;
- Describe the features of an appropriate case definition; and
- Construct an epidemic curve.