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Outbreak Investigation

Outbreak Investigation

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Outbreak Investigation inEpidemiology: Example of aCase Study
 Nayyar R. KazmiAbasyn University
 
 
Initial Call
Late June, 1997: Calls from 4 MDsreporting 6 patients with bloody diarrheaand
 E. coli
O157:H7 infection
 
 
Initial Call
Late June, 1997: Calls from 4 MDsreporting 6 patients with bloody diarrheaand
 E. coli
O157:H7 infection1 day later: Call from Michigan Departmentof Community Health (MDCH)Increase in laboratory reportsof 
 E. coli
O157:H7
 – June 1997 = 52

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