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Bayesian Source Attribution of Salmonellosis in South Australia

Glass, Kathryn; Fearnley, Emily; Hocking, H; Raupach , Jane; Veitch, Mark; Ford, Laura; Kirk, Martyn

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Salmonellosis is a significant cause of foodborne gastroenteritis in Australia, and rates of illness have increased over recent years. We adopt a Bayesian source attribution model to estimate the contribution of different animal reservoirs to illness due to Salmonella spp. in South Australia between 2000 and 2010, together with 95% credible intervals (CrI). We excluded known travel associated cases and those of rare subtypes (fewer than 20 human cases or fewer than 10 isolates from included...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/98359
Source: Risk Analysis
DOI: 10.1111/risa.12444

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