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Drivers of uncertainty in estimates of foodborne gastroenteritis incidence

Glass, Kathryn; Ford, Laura; Kirk, Martyn

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Background: Estimates of the incidence of foodborne illness are increasingly used at national and international levels to quantify the burden of disease and advocate for improvements in food safety. The calculation of such estimates involves multiple datasets and several disease multipliers, applied to dozens of pathogens. Unsurprisingly, this process often produces wide interval estimates.Materials and Methods: Using a model of foodborne gastroenteritis in Australia, we calculate the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/76317
Source: Foodborne Pathogens and Disease
DOI: 10.1089/fpd.2014.1816

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