TITLE

Surveillance for Foodborne Disease Outbreaks -- United States, 2006

AUTHOR(S)
Ayers, L. T.; Williams, I. T.; Gray, S.; Griffin, P. M.; Hall, A. J.
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;6/12/2009, Vol. 58 Issue 22, p609
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the surveillance for foodborne disease outbreaks (FBDOs) in the U.S. for the year 2006. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) collects data on FBDOs from all states through the Foodborne Disease Outbreak Surveillance System (FBDSS). The 2006 epidemiologic data on FBDOs reported 1,270 outbreaks, 27,634 cases and 11 deaths and etiologies include norovirus, Salmonella and Escherichia coli.
ACCESSION #
42097021

 

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