Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, September 21st, 2004
According to recent research from the United States, "On May 6, 1998, the Olmsted county public Health department initiated an investigation into an outbreak of diarrheal illness that had occurred among people who swam frequently at a local swimming pool.
"Interviews of swimmers and microbiological testing of stool samples and swimming pool filter material were conducted to determine the source of the outbreak."
"Twenty-six of 206 swimmers interviewed had illness that net the case definition. The most common symptoms were diarrhea (100 percent),...
Want to see the full article?
Welcome to NewsRx!
Learn more about a six-week, no-risk free trial of TB and Outbreaks Week
NewsRx also is available at LexisNexis, Gale, ProQuest, Factiva, Dialog, Thomson Reuters, NewsEdge, and Dow Jones.