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Foodborne illness, Australia, Circa 2000 and Circa 2010

Kirk, Martyn; Ford, Laura; Glass, Kathryn; Hall, Gillian

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Foodborne disease is a major public health problem worldwide. To examine changes in foodborne illness in Australia, we estimated the incidence, hospitalizations, and deaths attributed to contaminated food circa 2010 and recalculated estimates from circa 2000. Approximately 25% of gastroenteritis cases were caused by contaminated food; to account for uncertainty we used simulation techniques to estimate 90% credible intervals. We estimate that circa 2010, 4.1 million foodborne gastroenteritis...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/75775
Source: Emerging Infectious Diseases
DOI: 10.3201/eid2011.131315

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