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Approaches to the surveillance of foodborne disease: A review of the evidence

Ford, Laura; Miller, Megge; Cawthorne, Amy; Fearnley, Emily; Kirk, Martyn


Foodborne disease surveillance aims to reduce the burden of illness due to contaminated food. There are several different types of surveillance systems, including event-based surveillance, indicator-based surveillance, and integrated food chain surveillance. These approaches are not mutually exclusive, have overlapping data sources, require distinct capacities and resources, and can be considered a hierarchy, with each level being more complex and resulting in a greater ability to detect and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Foodborne Pathogens and Disease
DOI: 10.1089/fpd.2015.2013


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