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Age-Specific Risk Factors for Sporadic Campylobacter Infection in Regional Australia

Unicomb, Leanne; Dalton, Craig; Gilbert, Gwendolyn L; Becker, Niels; Patel, Mahomed


In a case-control study in the Hunter region of New South Wales, Australia, 354 cases and 593 controls were recruited to investigate meat, other food, and environmental exposures as potential risk factors for domestically acquired Campylobacter illness. In a multivariable model, illness was significantly associated with household exposure to diarrheal illness, consumption of restaurant chicken or beef, eating two or more "fast" food meals in a week, and overseas travel. Comparing exposures for...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Foodborne Pathogens and Disease
DOI: 10.1089/fpd.2007.0047


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