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OzFoodNet quarterly report, 1 January to 31 March 2008


Stephens, N and The OzFoodNet Working Group, OzFoodNet quarterly report, 1 January to 31 March 2008, Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 32, (2) pp. 267-271. ISSN 1447-4514 (2008) [Professional, Non Refereed Article]

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This quarterly report documents investigations of outbreaks of gastrointestinal illness and clusters of disease potentially related to food, occurring in Australia from 1 January to 31 March 2008. During the first quarter of 2008, OzFoodNet sites reported 245 outbreaks of enteric illness, including those transmitted by contaminated food. Outbreaks of gastroenteritis are often not reported to health agencies or the reports are delayed, meaning that these figures under-represent the true burden of enteric illness.

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Item Type:Professional, Non Refereed Article
Keywords:foodborne disease, surveillance, disease outbreak
Research Division:Health Sciences
Research Group:Epidemiology
Research Field:Epidemiology not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Public health (excl. specific population health)
Objective Field:Disease distribution and transmission (incl. surveillance and response)
UTAS Author:Stephens, N (Dr Nicola Stephens)
ID Code:133749
Year Published:2008
Deposited By:Medicine
Deposited On:2019-07-09
Last Modified:2019-07-09

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