Outbreak of acute gastroenteritis in an air force base in Western Greece
- Epidemiologic Investigation of a Yersinia Camp Outbreak Linked to a Food Handler. Morse, Dale L.; Shayegami, Mehdi; Gallo, Richard J. // American Journal of Public Health;Jun84, Vol. 74 Issue 6, p589
In July 1981, and outbreak of gastroenteritis occurred at a summer diet camp. Of the 455 campers and staff, 35 per cent developed an illness characterized by abdominal pain, fever, diarrhea, and/or nausea and vomiting. A total of 53 per cent experienced abdominal pain. Seven persons were...
- An Outbreak of Norwalk-Like Viral Gastroenteritis in a Frequently Penalized Food Service Operation: A Case for Mandatory Training of Food Handlers in Safety and Hygiene. Kassa, Hailu // Journal of Environmental Health;Dec2001, Vol. 64 Issue 5, p9
In 1999, in Toledo, Ohio, an outbreak of gastroenteritis occurred among people who had attended a Christmas dinner banquet and had eaten food prepared by a local caterer. Overall, 93 of the 137 attendees (67.9 percent) reported illness. Eight sought medical care, and one was hospitalized. Case...
- Practical Stuff! // Journal of Environmental Health;Dec2001, Vol. 64 Issue 5, p33
Presents several importance points on issues related to the outbreak of Norwalk-like viral (NLV) gastroenteritis in the U.S. Views of college students and food safety professional views on restaurant inspection results; Modes of NLV transmission; Frequency of food safety violation by catering...
- College Football's Norwalk-On Virus. // Physician & Sportsmedicine;Dec2000, Vol. 28 Issue 12, p20
Reports on a first known case of Norwalk-like virus in a sports setting. Vomiting and diarrhea developed by Duke University players; Turkey sandwiches contaminated by an infected food handler; Health measures for players with acute gastroenteritis symptoms.
- Are we doing the right things? Chan, Lillian // Wellness Options;2005, Issue 23, p10
Explores the most common risky behaviors in food handling. Incidence of gastroenteritis in Ontario from 1997 to 2001; Presence of Campylobacter and Salmonella bacteria in meat items which were primarily responsible for the enteric illness in the region.
- What's Your Kitchen I.Q.? EN's Quiz Tests Your Food Safety Savvy. // Environmental Nutrition;Jul2004, Vol. 27 Issue 7, p1
As many as 33 million cases of foodborne illness occur in the U.S. each year. Caused by harmful microorganisms in improperly handled food, symptoms of so-called food poisoning can include mild or high fever, chills, dizziness, headache, vomiting, stomach cramps and diarrhea. Though often...
- Shigella in the trenches. Strohbehn, Catherine H. // National Provisioner;Oct2009, Vol. 223 Issue 10, p74
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- Estimating the Burden of Acute Gastroenteritis and Foodborne Illness Caused by Campylobacter, Salmonella, and Vibrio parahaemolyticus by Using Population-Based Telephone Survey Data, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, 2005 to 2006. Kubota, Kunihiro; Kasuga, Fumiko; Iwasaki, Emiko; Inagaki, Shunichi; Sakurai, Yoshiharu; Komatsu, Mayumi; Toyofuku, Hajime; Angulo, Frederick J.; Scallan, Elaine; Morikawa, Andkaoru // Journal of Food Protection;Oct2011, Vol. 74 Issue 10, p1592
Most cases of acute gastroenteritis and foodborne disease are not ascertained by public health surveillance because the ill person does not always seek medical care and submit a stool sample for testing, and the laboratory does not always test for or identify the causative organism. We estimated...
- Foodborne Illness Acquired in the United States--Unspecified Agents. Scallan, Elaine; Griffin, Patricia M.; Angulo, Frederick J.; Tauxe, Robert V.; Hoekstra, Robert M. // Emerging Infectious Diseases;Jan2011, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p16
Each year, 31 major known pathogens acquired in the United States caused an estimated 9.4 million episodes of foodborne illness. Additional episodes of illness were caused by unspecified agents, including known agents with insufficient data to estimate agent-specific illness, known agents not...