Fair and Petting Zoo Safety

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2009 Two cases of E. coli O157:H7 associated with visit to orchard and petting zoo. Minnesota

In October, 2 cases of E. coli O157:H7 infec­tion with the same PFGE subtype occurred in Minnesota residents that had visited an orchard and petting zoo in Scott County. Both cases developed HUS; neither died. Indirect or direct contact with the animals or their manure was the source of the infections.

2007 E.coli O157:H7 linked to showing cattle or visiting cattle barn at MN State Fair. Minnesota
2009 Two Outbreaks of Diarrhea in Nurseries after Farm Visits. Norway

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