An assessment of the human health impact of seven leading foodborne pathogens in the United States using disability adjusted life years

@article{Scallan2015AnAO,
  title={An assessment of the human health impact of seven leading foodborne pathogens in the United States using disability adjusted life years},
  author={Elaine Scallan and Robert Michael Hoekstra and Barbara E. Mahon and Timothy F. Jones and Patricia M. Griffin},
  journal={Epidemiology and Infection},
  year={2015},
  volume={143},
  pages={2795 - 2804}
}
We explored the overall impact of foodborne disease caused by seven leading foodborne pathogens in the United States using the disability adjusted life year (DALY). [] Key Method We defined health states for each pathogen (acute illness and sequelae) and estimated the average annual incidence of each health state using data from public health surveillance and previously published estimates from studies in the United States, Canada and Europe. These pathogens caused about 112 000 DALYs annually due to…

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