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Raw fish salad causes outbreak of group B Streptococcus in Singapore

Raw fish salad causes outbreak of group B Streptococcus in Singapore
November 15, 2017

A new report details the investigation into a large outbreak of group B Streptococcus in Singapore that was caused by a type of raw fish salad.

The 2015 outbreak sickened 238 people and was associated with consuming yusheng, a dish typically made from two freshwater fish species, Asian bighead carp and snakehead, Lee C. Ng, PhD, director of the Singapore National Environment Agency’s Environmental Health Institute, and colleagues wrote in Emerging Infectious Diseases.

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