Chronic health effects of microbial foodborne disease.

  title={Chronic health effects of microbial foodborne disease.},
  author={V K Bunning and James A. Lindsay and Douglas L Archer},
  journal={World health statistics quarterly. Rapport trimestriel de statistiques sanitaires mondiales},
  volume={50 1-2},
The acute effects of foodborne disease are sometimes not the end of the illness. Several significant foodborne pathogens are capable of triggering chronic disease, and even permanent tissue or organ destruction, probably via immune mechanisms. Arthritis, septic and reactive, inflammatory bowel disease, haemolytic uraemic syndrome, Guillain-Barré syndrome, and possible several autoimmune disorders can be triggered by foodborne pathogens or their toxins. Research is needed to more fully… CONTINUE READING


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