We thank the following for their vital contribution to the investigation of this outbreak: Margaret Fitzgerald, Mairead Scally, Aidan O'Hora (Health Protection Surveillance Centre, Dublin, Republic of Ireland); David Nolan, Martin O'Sullivan (Department of Agriculture Fisheries and Food, Dublin, Republic of Ireland); Alan Reilly, Jeff Moon, Raymond Ellard, Wayne Anderson, Gail Carroll, Martine Brennan (Food Safety Authority of Ireland – FSAI, Dublin, Republic of Ireland); Brian O'Herlihy, Mary Scully (Health Service Executive-East, Dublin, Republic of Ireland); Niall DeLappe, Jean O'Connor, Geraldine Doran [National Salmonella Reference Laboratory (Human Health), Galway, Republic of Ireland]; Dilys Morgan, Chris Lane, Katy Harker, Bob Adak, Piers Mook, Mike Hampton (Centre for Infection, Health Protection Agency, London, UK); Derek Brown (Scottish Salmonella Reference Laboratory, Glasgow, UK); Heather Lewis, Paul Cook, Colin Houston, Liz McNulty (Food Standards Agency, UK). We also gratefully acknowledge the significant contribution made by Environmental Health Professionals in the UK and Ireland.
We gratefully acknowledge the following institutes that provided cases: the National Public Health Institute – KTL, Helsinki, Finland; Institute de Veille Sanitaire, Saint Maurice, France; Smittskyddsinstitutet (SMI), Stockholm, Sweden; Österreichische Agentur für Gesundheit und Ernährungssicherheit (AGES), Vienna, Austria; Laboratoire National de Santé, Luxembourg Ville, Luxembourg; European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control – ECDC, Stockholm, Sweden. The EPIET fellowship of N. Nicolay was funded by the European Commission DG SANCO.
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