D. Schoder, Institute of Milk Hygiene and Food Science, Austria
M. Wagner, Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety, Austria
F. Allerberger, Christian-Doppler Laboratory for Molecular Food Analytics, Austria
An unusual cluster of three cases of human listeriosis occurred in Austria in the summer of 2009. As the months went by, the number of cases went up but no common source was initially identified. The outbreak seemed to be over, but then a second peak occurred. Since most of the cases occurred in elderly males, food typically consumed by males rather than females was suspected to have been involved. Then a ...