Wednesday, 13th August 2008
Source of Article: http://news.scotsman.com/health/Rare-outbreak-of-salmonella-in.4384716.jp
THREE people in the Lothians are known to have fallen victim to a national outbreak of a rare salmonella strain.
Figures obtained by the Evening News revealed that, of the
24 people across
A multi-agency investigation is currently taking place across the
Most cases affect young and middle-aged people, and out of the 24 people in
Dr John Cowden, of Health Protection Scotland, said: "Because S.Agona is rare – although as far as we know no different in severity from other salmonellas – outbreaks of this strain are easier to recognise than of other salmonellas."
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