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Foodborne Disease

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Botulism in Argentina can also be purchased in print as part of a 3-case study series from the Public Health Foundation (PHF). To purchase, call toll-free 1-877-252-1200 or visit PHF’s online bookstoreExternal.


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Gastroenteritis at a University in Texas can also be purchased in print as part of a 3-case study series from the Public Health Foundation (PHF). To purchase, call toll-free 1-877-252-1200 or visit PHF’s online bookstoreExternal.



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Multistate Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 Infection can also be purchased in print as part of a 3-case study series from the Public Health Foundation (PHF). To purchase, call toll-free 1-877-252-1200 or visit PHF’s online bookstoreExternal.


 

Waterborne Disease Outbreaks