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Proportion of illness acquired by foodborne transmission for nine enteric pathogens in Australia: An expert elicitation

Vally, Hassan; Glass, Kathryn; Ford, Laura; Hall, Gillian; Kirk, Martyn; Shadbolt, Craig T; Veitch, Mark; Fullerton, Katie E; Musto, Jennie; Becker, Niels

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Background: Estimates of the burden of illness acquired from food inform public health policy and prioritize interventions. A key component of such estimates is the proportion of illnesses that are acquired by foodborne transmission. In view of the shortage of requisite data, these proportions are commonly obtained through a process known as expert elicitation. We report findings from an elicitation process used to assess the importance of the foodborne transmission route for nine pathogens in...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/75211
Source: Foodborne Pathogens and Disease
DOI: 10.1089/fpd.2014.1746

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