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How much gastroenteritis in Australia is due to food? Estimating the incidence of foodborne gastroenteritis in Australia

Hall, Gillian

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Estimating the Incidence of Foodborne Gastroenteritis in Australia • Of the 17 million episodes of gastroenteritis identified in a year in the gastroenteritis survey, it is estimated that about 32%, or 5.4 (Credible interval: 4.0-6.9) million cases are due to foodborne transmission. This equates to an incidence of 0.29 episodes per person per year; on average, every Australian can expect to experience an episode of foodborne illness every three to four years. • Other similar studies to...[Show more]

CollectionsANU National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health (NCEPH)
Type: Working/Technical Paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/43182

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