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Home-preserved vegetables were implicated in all 17 events in which toxin type B was identified.
In reported cases of Legionnaires' disease in which hot-water systems were implicated, contaminated water droplets were most commonly disseminated by showers and by taps with spray heads (faucet aerators).
Eggs were implicated in the first outbreak; the eggs were used to prepare uncooked icing for a homemade cake.