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OzFoodNet quarterly report, 1 January to 31 March 2009

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Stephens, N and The OzFoodNet Working Group, OzFoodNet quarterly report, 1 January to 31 March 2009, Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 33, (2) pp. 232-238. ISSN 1447-4514 (2009) [Professional, Non Refereed Article]


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Abstract

During the first quarter of 2009, OzFoodNet sites reported 322 outbreaks of enteric illness, including those transmitted by contaminated food. Outbreaks of gastroenteritis are often not reported to health agencies or the reports may be delayed, meaning that these figures under-represent the true burden of enteric illness.

Item Details

Item Type:Professional, Non Refereed Article
Keywords:foodborne disease, surveillance, disease outbreak
Research Division:Medical and Health Sciences
Research Group:Public Health and Health Services
Research Field:Epidemiology
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:133750
Year Published:2009
Deposited By:Medicine
Deposited On:2019-07-09
Last Modified:2019-07-09
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