Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, March 26th, 2006
According to a study from the United States, "In June 1998, we investigated one of the largest food-borne outbreaks of enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli gastroenteritis reported in the United States. We conducted cohort studies of 11 catered events to determine risk factors for illness. We used stool cultures, polymerase chain reaction, and serologic tests to determine the etiologic agent, and we conducted an environmental inspection to identify predisposing conditions and practices at the implicated establishment."
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