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Does Ambient Temperature affect Foodborne Disease

D'Souza, Rennie; Becker, Niels; Hall, Gillian; Moodie, Keith

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Background: Foodborne illness is a significant public health issue in most countries, including Australia. We examined the association between temperature and salmonellosis notifications, and compared these associations for 5 Australian cities. Methods: Log-linear models describing monthly salmonellosis notifications in terms of calendar time and monthly average temperatures were fitted over the period 1991 to 2001 for each city. We used a negative binomial chance model to accommodate...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/76960
Source: Epidemiology
DOI: 10.1097/01.ede.0000101021.03453.3e

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