Day: September 13, 2021

Campylobacter infections lead Rhode Island to cease shellfish harvesting at pond

The Rhode Island Division of Well being is presently investigating seven Campylobacter infections linked to the consumption of uncooked shellfish between Aug. 11 and 19.

On Sept. 11, the division and Rhode Island of Environmental Administration (DEM) introduced the rapid closure of Potters Pond in South Kingstown, RI, to all shellfish harvesting — business and public.

The closure is the results of an investigation linking the Campylobacter sicknesses to shellfish harvested within the space. A shellfish pattern that was collected by the state well being division examined optimistic for Campylobacter lari.

Two of the in poor health people examined optimistic

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