Fair and Petting Zoo Safety

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2014 Outbreak of Shiga Toxin E. coli (STEC) at State Fairgrounds, Oklahoma

In April 2014 the Oklahoma State Department of Health investigated a spike of Shiga toxin E. coli (STEC) among at least a dozen people who had attended agricultural events around the state. One group of patients attended the Oklahoma Youth Expo at the State Fairgrounds. As of April 3, 2014 investigators had not identified a source.

2013 Outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E.coli at fair-like agricultural show in Brisbane, Australia.
2014 E. coli O157 and Zerebko Zoo Tran Traveling Petting Zoo, Minnesota

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