An outbreak of Yersinia in Sweden has ended with iceberg lettuce because the suspected supply of an infection.
From January till the start of February this yr, twice as many individuals fell unwell with Yersinia an infection as did throughout the identical interval in a standard yr.
From 53 circumstances of Yersinia enterocolitica, 33 lived in Stockholm, Västra Götaland and Halland. Isolates from 24 of those circumstances had been typed by entire genome sequencing and 16 outbreak sufferers with clustered isolates of sequence kind 18 may very well be recognized.
Of those 16, eleven had been ladies and 5 had