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Understanding gastroenteritis in elderly Australians

Kirk, Martyn David


Elderly people are potentially at higher risk of gastroenteritis and foodborne diseases due to declining immunity, co-morbid illnesses and poorer food handling. In particular, residents of Long-Term Care Facilities (LTCF) have been highlighted as an 'at-risk' group, as outbreaks often occur in these facilities. The objectives of my research were to estimate the incidence of gastroenteritis and foodborne diseases in elderly Australians compared with other age groups, and elderly Australians...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d7a264fb156d


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