Multipathogen Outbreak of Bacillus cereus and Clostridium perfringens Among Hospital Workers in Alaska, August 2021
Clostridium perfringens and Bacillus cereus are common causes of reported foodborne illness. On August 6, 2021, the Alaska Division of Public Health identified a multipathogen gastrointestinal outbreak among hospital staff in Homer, Alaska. The objectives of this study were to identify the outbreak source and prevent future illness.
Katherine Newell, DPhil, MPH, Kathryn Helfrich, MSN, MPH, Heidi Isernhagen, BA, Martin Jones, BS, Gabriela Stickel, MS, Haley McKeel, BS, Louisa Castrodale, DVM, MPH, Joseph McLaughlin, MD, MPH
May 13, 2023