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Salmonella source attribution in a subtropical state of Australia: capturing environmental reservoirs of infection

Fearnley, Emily; Lal, Aparna; Bates, John; Stafford, R; Glass, Kathryn; Kirk, Martyn

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Salmonellosis is a leading cause of hospitalisation due to gastroenteritis in Australia. A previous source attribution analysis for a temperate state in Australia attributed most infections to chicken meat or eggs. Queensland is in northern Australia and includes subtropical and tropical climate zones. We analysed Queensland notifications for salmonellosis and conducted source attribution to compare reservoir sources with those in southern Australia. In contrast to temperate Australia, most...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/159603
Source: Epidemiology and Infection
DOI: 10.1017/S0950268818002224

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