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A large outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni infection in a university college caused by chicken liver pâté, Australia, 2013

Moffatt, C. R. M.; Greig, A.; Valcanis, M.; Gao, W.; Seemann, T.; Howden, B. P.; Kirk, M. D.

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In October 2013, public health authorities were notified of a suspected outbreak of gastroenteritis in students and guests following a catered function at a university residential college. A retrospective cohort study was undertaken to examine whether foods served at the function caused illness. A total of 56 cases of gastroenteritis, including seven laboratory-confirmed cases of Campylobacter jejuni infection, were identified in 235 eligible respondents. Univariate analysis showed a...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016-06
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/105352
Source: Epidemiology and Infection
DOI: 10.1017/S0950268816001187

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