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Volume 22, Number 7—July 2016

Two Linked Enteroinvasive Escherichia coli Outbreaks, Nottingham, UK, June 2014

Sophie NewittComments to Author , Vanessa MacGregor, Vivienne Robbins, Laura Bayliss, Marie Anne Chattaway, Tim Dallman, Derren Ready, Heather Aird, Richard Puleston, and Jeremy Hawker
Author affiliations: Public Health England, Nottingham, UK (S. Newitt, V. MacGregor, V. Robbins, L. Bayliss, R. Puleston); Public Health England, London, UK (M. Chattaway, T. Dallman, D. Ready); Public Health England, York, UK (H. Aird); Public Health England, Birmingham, UK, and National Institute of Health Research, Liverpool, UK (J. Hawker)

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Table 4

Summary of EIEC fecal sample test results by outbreak, Nottingham, United Kingdom, June 2014 (n = 61)*

Fecal sample test and result Outbreak A, no. (%)
Outbreak B, no. (%)
Case-patients Food handlers Case-patients Food handlers
EIEC O96:H19, culture positive 20 (57.1) 4 (33.3) 3 (33.3) 0
EIEC PCR positive, ipaH gene 9 (25.7) 5 (41.7) 5 (55.6) 0
EIEC-negative, PCR and culture 6 (17.1) 3 (25.0) 0 5 (100)
Leaked sample not processed 0 0 1 (11.1) 0
Total samples tested
35 (100)
12 (100)

9 (100)
5 (100)
*EIEC, enteroinvasive Escherichia coli.

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