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Attribution of global foodborne disease to specific foods: Findings from a World Health Organization structured expert elicitation

Hoffmann, Sandra; Devleesschauwer, Brecht; Aspinall, Willy; Cooke, Roger; Corrigan, Tim; Havelaar, Arie H; Angulo, Frederick J; Gibb, Herman J; Kirk, Martyn; Lake, R J; Speybroeck, Niko; Torgerson, P.R.; Hald, Tine


Background Recently the World Health Organization, Foodborne Disease Burden Epidemiology Reference Group (FERG) estimated that 31 foodborne diseases (FBDs) resulted in over 600 million illnesses and 420,000 deaths worldwide in 2010. Knowing the relative role importance of different foods as exposure routes for key hazards is critical to preventing illness. This study reports the findings of a structured expert elicitation providing globally comparable food source attribution estimates for 11...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: PLOS ONE (Public Library of Science)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0183641
Access Rights: open access


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