Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium DT8 Associated with Duck Eggs

IRELAND & UK - Over a 19-month period between August 2009 and February 2011, 34 confirmed cases and one probable case of Salmonella Typhimurium DT8 were detected in Ireland, all of which had an MLVA pattern 2-10-NA-12-212 or a closely related pattern. Concurrent duck egg-related outbreak of S. Typhimurium DT8 in the United Kingdom are likely related, writes Patricia Garvey, from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre at Dublin, Ireland.
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