Fair and Petting Zoo Safety

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1998 Two E. coli O157:H7 cases linked to county fair; both children developed HUS. Minnesota

The outbreak involved two cases who had attended a county fair; both children developed HUS. The specific source of infection for these two cases was not determined.

Minnesota Department of Health Disease Control Newsletter page 17 http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/idepc/newsletters/dcn/sum98/9907dcn.pdf

1993 Cryptosporidiiosis cases associated with farm open weekend. England
2001 Outbreak of cryptosporidiosis associated with an animal nursery. Tasmania, Australia

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