Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to page options Skip directly to site content

Volume 8, Number 4—April 2002


A Waterborne Outbreak of Escherichia coli O157:H7 Infections and Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome: Implications for Rural Water Systems 1

Sonja J. Olsen*Comments to Author , Gayle Miller†, Thomas Breuer*, Malinda Kennedy*, Charles Higgins‡, Jim Walford†, Gary McKee†, Kim Fox#, William Bibb*, and Paul S. Mead*
Author affiliations: *Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; †Wyoming Department of Health, Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA; ‡Wyoming Department of Agriculture, Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA; #United States Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA;

Main Article

Table 3

Multivariate analysis of exposures in Alpine resident cohort study, Alpine, Wyoming, June–July 1998

Exposure Odds ratio (95% CI)
Played in sprinkler 1.5 (0.6-3.9)
Played with water guns 1.4 (0.5-4.3)
Serviced by municipal water at home 1.2 (0.4-3.8)
Drank municipal water June 26-28 10.1 (1.8-56.4)

CI = confidence intervals.

Main Article

1This information was presented at the 36th Annual Meeting of the Infectious Disease Society of America, Denver, CO, November 1998 (Abstract #782).[REMOVED ADVANCE FIELD]