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Foodborne and waterborne infections in elderly community and long-term care facility residents, Victoria, Australia

Gregory, Joy; Lalor, Karin; Hall, Gillian; Becker, Niels; Kirk, Martyn


We calculated rates of foodborne and waterborne infections reported to the health department in Victoria, Australia, during 2000-2009 for elderly residents of longterm care facilities (LTCFs) and the community. We used negative binomial regression to estimate incidence rate ratios, adjusting for age, sex, and reporting period. We analyzed 8,277 infections in elderly persons. Rates of campylobacteriosis, legionellosis, listeriosis, toxigenic Escherichia coli infections, and shigellosis were...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Emerging Infectious Diseases
DOI: 10.3201/eid1803.110311
Access Rights: Open Access


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