Campylobacter infection associated with consumption of duck liver pâté: a retrospective cohort study in the setting of near universal exposure

N J Young, J Day, F Montsho-Hammond, N Q Verlander, C Irish, B Pankhania, I Oliver

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Abstract

SUMMARY A retrospective cohort study was performed following several reported cases of gastrointestinal illness after a catered event. The attack rate was 45/77 (58·4%) by clinical case definition, with four individuals confirmed to have Campylobacter. There was near universal exposure to most foodstuffs served; consumption of duck liver pâté [relative risk (RR) 2·53, 95% confidence interval (CI) 1·05-6·10], mixed leaf salad (RR 2·91, 95% CI 1·22-6·92) and table water (RR undefined, P 
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-8
Number of pages8
JournalEpidemiology and Infection
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 19 Aug 2013

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