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A large point-source outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium phage type 9 linked to a bakery in Sydney, March 2007

Mannes, Trish F.; Gupta, Leena; Craig, Adam; Rosewell, Alexander; McGuinness, Clancy Aimers; Musto, Jennie; Shadbolt, Craig T; Biffin, Brian

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This report describes the investigation and public health response to a large point-source outbreak of salmonellosis in Sydney, Australia. The case-series investigation involved telephone interviews with 283 cases or their guardians and active surveillance through hospitals, general practitioners, laboratories and the public health network. In this outbreak 319 cases of gastroenteritis were identified, of which 221 cases (69%) presented to a hospital emergency department and 136 (43%) required...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/36111
Source: Communicable Diseases Intelligence

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