volume 54, issue 2, P93-98 2003
DOI: 10.1016/s0195-6701(03)00125-7
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Abstract: In October 2001 an outbreak of Salmonella enterica serovar enteritidis phage-type 6 occurred in a hospital and a nursing home, both served by the same hospital kitchen. Five nursing home residents died during the outbreak. S. enteritidis was isolated from three of them. Of 231 stool samples from nursing home residents, hospital patients and employees, 82 were culture-positive. All symptomatic patients were treated with oral ciprofloxacin. Inspection of the kitchen showed that during preparation of the desserts…

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