Hepatitis A Associated with Semidried Tomatoes, France, 2010
Céline Gallot, Lise Grout, Anne-Marie Roque-Afonso, Elisabeth Couturier , Paloma Carrillo-Santisteve, Jérôme Pouey, Marie-José Letort, Stéphanie Hoppe, Pascal Capdepon, Sylvie Saint-Martin, Henriette de Valk, and Véronique Vaillant
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: French Institute for Public Health Surveillance, Saint Maurice, France (C. Gallot, E. Couturier, P. Carrillo-Santisteve, M.-J. Letort, H. De Valk, V. Vaillant); Midi-Pyrénées Interregional Epidemiology Unit, Toulouse, France (L. Grout, J. Pouey); Hôpital Paul Brousse, Villejuif, France (A.-M. Roque-Afonso); Aquitaine Interregional Epidemiology Unit, Bordeaux, France (S. Hoppe); Midi-Pyrénées Health Regional Agency, Tarbes, France (P. Capdebon, S. Saint-Martin)
Figure. Weekly distribution of hepatitis A cases, by date of onset, France, November 2009–February 2010. White boxes indicate confirmed cases; gray boxes indicate probable cases; dots indicate patient consumed semidried tomatoes; triangles indicate secondary cases. French calendar designates 53 weeks in 2009 (week 53, December 28, 2009–January 3, 2010).
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