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Volume 18, Number 3—March 2012

CME ACTIVITY - Research

Nonpasteurized Dairy Products, Disease Outbreaks, and State Laws—United States, 1993–2006

Adam J. LangerComments to Author , Tracy Ayers, Julian Grass, Michael Lynch, Frederick J. Angulo, and Barbara E. Mahon
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Characteristics of disease outbreaks after consumption of dairy products, United States, 1993–2006

Product Outbreak characteristic, no.
Total Associated illnesses Associated hospitalizations Associated deaths
Nonpasteurized
Fluid milk 46 930 71 0
Cheese 27 641 131 2
Total 73 1,571 202 2
Pasteurized
Fluid milk 10 2,098 20 0
Cheese 38 744 17 1
Total 48 2,842 37 1
All dairy 121 4,413 239 3

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