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Volume 11, Number 4—April 2005

Dispatch

Web-based Investigation of Multistate Salmonellosis Outbreak

Padmini Srikantiah*1, Dean Bodager†, Bill Toth†, Taha Kass-Hout*, Roberta Hammond†, Sara Stenzel‡, R.M. Hoekstra*, Jennifer Adams‡, Susan Van Duyne*, and Paul S. Mead*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; †Florida Department of Health, Tallahassee, Florida, USA; and; ‡Minnesota Department of Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

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Univariate analysis of food exposures among ill and well persons who attended the Transplant Games in Orlando, Florida*

Exposure Ill (N = 41), n (%) Well (N = 176), n (%) OR 95% CI p value
Shredded iceberg lettuce 24 (59) 49 (28) 3.7 1.8–7.4 0.0002
Shredded cheddar cheese 22 (54) 50 (28) 2.9 1.5–59 0.002
Diced Roma tomatoes 18 (44) 27 (15) 4.3 2.1–9.1 <0.0001
Fresh ground beef 14 (34) 26 (15) 3.0 1.4–6.4 0.004
Pre-sliced beefsteak tomatoes 4 (10) 4 (2) 4.6 1.1–19.4 0.02
Frozen ground beef 12 (29) 31 (18) 1.9 0.9–4.2 0.09

*OR, odds ratio; CI, confidence interval.

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1Current affiliation: University of California, San Francisco, California, USA.

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