Fair and Petting Zoo Safety

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2011 Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 linked with animal contact at a county fair. Minnesota

An outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infec- tions associated with animal contact at a county fair occurred in August; both cases reported contact with goats. Two culture-confirmed cases with the same PFGE subtype were identified. Minnesota Department of Health Disease Control Newsletter Volume 39:1 DCN 39;1 2012 page 7 http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/idepc/newsletters/dcn/sum11/sum11.pdf

2015 Outbreak of E. coli O157 cluster, Red River Valley Fair-North Dakota
1990 Cryptosporidiosis outbreak associated with educational visit to dairy farm. England

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