Analysis of foodborne outbreak data reported internationally for source attribution.

  title={Analysis of foodborne outbreak data reported internationally for source attribution.},
  author={Judy D. Greig and Andr{\'e} Ravel},
  journal={International journal of food microbiology},
  volume={130 2},
Analysis of foodborne outbreak data is one approach to estimate the proportion of human cases of specific enteric diseases attributable to a specific food item (food attribution). Although we recognize that for a variety of reasons reported outbreaks represent only a small portion of all actual outbreaks, using outbreak data for food attribution is the only methodological approach where, theoretically, there is an actual direct link between the pathogen, its source and each infected person. The… CONTINUE READING
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