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An outbreak of gastroenteritis due to Salmonella Typhimurium phage type 170 associated with consumption of a dessert containing raw egg

Reynolds, Anna; Moffatt, C R M; Dyda, Amalie; Hundy, Rebecca; Kaye, Andrew L; Krsteski, Radomir; Rockliff, Simon; Kampen, Riemke; Kelly, Paul; O'Brien, Eddie

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Eggs are frequently implicated as a source of foodborne salmonellosis. In February 2009 an investigation was commenced following reports of gastrointestinal illness among diners at a Canberra restaurant. The investigation sought to confirm the existence of an outbreak, identify a source and implement public health measures to prevent more cases. Menus and booking lists were obtained from the restaurant and a case-control study was commenced. A suspected case was defined as a person who ate at...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/37545
Source: Communicable Diseases Intelligence

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