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Volume 20, Number 1—January 2014
CME ACTIVITY - Research

Raw Milk Consumption among Patients with Non–Outbreak-related Enteric Infections, Minnesota, USA, 2001–2010

Trisha J. RobinsonComments to Author , Joni M. Scheftel, and Kirk E. Smith
Author affiliations: Minnesota Department of Health, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA

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Table 2

Number of sporadic illnesses resulting from raw milk consumption, as estimated by using underdiagnosis multipliers, Minnesota, 2001–2010

Pathogen No. laboratory-confirmed cases Multiplier to account for underdiagnosis (18) Estimated no. actual cases
Campylobacter spp.
407
30.3
12,332
Cryptosporidium spp.
53
98.6
5,226
Escherichia coli O157
19
26.1
496
Non-O157 Shiga toxin–producing E. coli
12
106.8
1,282
Salmonella spp.
39
29.9
1,166
Total 530 20,502

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