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A Norovirus outbreak associated with Oyster consumption in NSW and implications for public health.

Huppatz, Clare; Munnoch, Sally; Worgan, Tory; Merritt, Tony D; Dalton, Craig; Kelly, Paul; Durrheim, David N

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Norovirus is a common cause of gastroenteritis outbreaks associated with raw shellfish consumption. In Australia there have been several reports of norovirus outbreaks associated with oysters despite the application of regulatory measures recommended by Food Standards Australia New Zealand. This study describes an outbreak of norovirus gastroenteritis following the consumption of New South Wales oysters. In September 2007, OzFoodNet conducted a cohort study of a gastroenteritis outbreak amongst...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/22563
Source: Communicable Diseases Intelligence

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