Emergency care physicians' knowledge, attitudes, and practices related to surveillance for foodborne disease in the United States.

@article{James2008EmergencyCP,
  title={Emergency care physicians' knowledge, attitudes, and practices related to surveillance for foodborne disease in the United States.},
  author={Lyn James and Rebecca Roberts and Roderick C. Jones and John Thomas Watson and Bala Hota and Linda M. Kampe and Robert A. Weinstein and Susan I. Gerber},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={2008},
  volume={46 8},
  pages={
          1264-70
        }
}
During the past decade, the incidence of certain bacterial pathogens that are commonly transmitted through food in the United States has decreased. Concurrently, the emergency department has become an increasingly common setting for health care. Because public health surveillance for bacterial foodborne diseases fundamentally depends on stool cultures, we conducted a survey of physicians who attended an emergency medicine conference to describe knowledge, attitudes, and practices among this… CONTINUE READING

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