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Epidemiological and Microbiological Investigation of an Outbreak of Severe Disease from Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli O157 Infection Associated with Consumption of a Slaw Garnish.
Investigating outbreaks of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) in England is a priority due to the potential severity of disease. However, there are often challenges in investigatingExpand
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Shiga Toxin–Producing Escherichia coli O157, England and Wales, 1983–2012
Although incidence remained constant, outbreaks from contaminated meat and milk declined and those from petting farms and schools and nurseries increased.
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Emergence of the GII-4 Norovirus Sydney2012 Strain in England, Winter 2012–2013
Norovirus is the commonest cause of acute gastrointestinal disease and is the main aetiological agent of outbreaks of gastroenteritis, particularly in semi-closed environments. Norovirus infectionsExpand
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Gastrointestinal infections caused by consumption of raw drinking milk in England & Wales, 1992–2017
Systematic, national surveillance of outbreaks of intestinal infectious disease has been undertaken by Public Health England (PHE) since 1992. Between 1992 and 2002, there were 19 outbreaks linked toExpand
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The development of Web-based surveillance provides new insights into the burden of norovirus outbreaks in hospitals in England.
A new surveillance system for outbreaks of norovirus in English hospitals, the hospital norovirus outbreak reporting system (HNORS), was launched in January 2009. On site investigators were enabledExpand
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Salmonella enterica Serovar Enteritidis, England and Wales, 1945–2011
A focus on eliminating phage type 4 in egg and poultry production has greatly reduced foodborne disease among humans.
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Estimating the Hospital Burden of Norovirus-Associated Gastroenteritis in England and Its Opportunity Costs for Nonadmitted Patients
Since the introduction of rotavirus vaccination in England in July 2013, norovirus has become the second-largest contributor of inpatient gastroenteritis, preventing 57800 patients from beingExpand
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Relationship between socioeconomic status and gastrointestinal infections in developed countries: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Background The association between socioeconomic status (SES) and health is well-documented; however limited evidence on the relationship between SES and gastrointestinal (GI) infections exists, withExpand
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Socioeconomic status is associated with symptom severity and sickness absence in people with infectious intestinal disease in the UK
BackgroundThe burden of infectious intestinal disease (IID) in the UK is substantial. Negative consequences including sickness absence are common, but little is known about the social patterning ofExpand
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Socioeconomic status and infectious intestinal disease in the community: a longitudinal study (IID2 study)
Abstract Background Infectious intestinal diseases (IID) are common, affecting around 25% of people in UK each year at an estimated annual cost to the economy, individuals and the NHS of £1.5Expand
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