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Food-related illness and death in the United States.
To better quantify the impact of foodborne diseases on health in the United States, we compiled and analyzed information from multiple surveillance systems and other sources. We estimate thatExpand
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Vibrio parahaemolyticus infections in the United States, 1973-1998.
Vibrio parahaemolyticus infections are associated with consumption of raw or undercooked shellfish, contaminated food, and exposure of wounds to warm seawater. Foodborne outbreaks and sporadicExpand
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Practice guidelines for the management of infectious diarrhea.
The widening array of recognized enteric pathogens and the increasing demand for cost-containment sharpen the need for careful clinical and public health guidelines based on the best evidenceExpand
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Surveillance for foodborne-disease outbreaks--United States, 1993-1997.
PROBLEM/CONDITION Since 1973, CDC has maintained a collaborative surveillance program for collection and periodic reporting of data on the occurrence and causes of foodborne-disease outbreaks (FBDOs)Expand
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The changing epidemiology of salmonella: trends in serotypes isolated from humans in the United States, 1987-1997.
Salmonellosis is a major cause of illness in the United States. To highlight recent trends, data for 1987-1997 from the National Salmonella Surveillance System were analyzed. A total of 441,863Expand
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1993 revised classification system for HIV infection and expanded surveillance case definition for AIDS among adolescents and adults.
CDC has revised the classification system for HIV infection to emphasize the clinical importance of the CD4+ T-lymphocyte count in the categorization of HIV-related clinical conditions. ThisExpand
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Escherichia coli O157:H7 gastroenteritis and the hemolytic uremic syndrome: an emerging infectious disease.
Escherichia coli O157:H7 is an increasingly common cause of a variety of illnesses, including bloody diarrhea and the hemolytic uremic syndrome. This emerging infectious agent was first identified inExpand
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An outbreak of Escherichia coli O157:H7 infections associated with leaf lettuce consumption.
In July 1995, 40 Montana residents were identified with laboratory-confirmed Escherichia coli O157:H7 infection; 52 residents had bloody diarrhea without laboratory confirmation. The median age ofExpand
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Escherichia coli O157: H7 Diarrhea in the United States: Clinical and Epidemiologic Features
Escherichia coli O157:H7 was first recognized as a human pathogen in 1982 [1], and it is increasingly recognized as an important cause of sporadic and outbreak-associated bloody diarrhea [2]. StrainsExpand
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Infections associated with eating seed sprouts: an international concern.
Recent outbreaks of Salmonella and Escherichia coli O157:H7 infections associated with raw seed sprouts have occurred in several countries. Subjective evaluations indicate that pathogens can exceedExpand
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