Volume 11, Number 7—July 2005
Caliciviruses and Foodborne Gastroenteritis, Chile
|Year||No. outbreaks positive*/no. tested
||No. affected in HuCV outbreaks
*An outbreak was associated with a given pathogen if ≥1 sample was positive.
†Bacteria isolated included: enteropathogenic Escherichia coli (EPEC) (2), enterotoxigenic E. coli (ETEC) (3), enterohemorrhagic E. coli (3), EPEC + ETEC (1), Salmonella sp (12), Shigella sp (2), Staphylococcus aureus (3).
‡January 1–10, 2003.
§In 1 outbreak, ETEC and EPEC and in another, Shiga toxin–producing E. coli, were concomitantly isolated with HuCV. In 1 additional outbreak the only pathogens simultaneously detected in 1 patient were rotavirus and adenovirus by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay.
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