Foodborne Salmonella-caused outbreaks in Catalonia (Spain), 1990 to 2003.

  title={Foodborne Salmonella-caused outbreaks in Catalonia (Spain), 1990 to 2003.},
  author={{\'A}ngela Dom{\'i}nguez and Nuria Torner and Laura Ruiz and Ana P. Ortiz Mart{\'i}nez and Rosa Mar{\'i}a Bartolom{\'e} and Elena Sulleiro and Angel Teixid{\'o} and Antoni Plas{\`e}ncia},
  journal={Journal of food protection},
  volume={70 1},
In most developed countries, nontyphoid Salmonella is an important cause of sporadic cases and outbreaks of foodborne gastroenteritis. The aim of this study was to investigate the trend of foodborne Salmonella-caused outbreaks and number of cases, hospitalizations, and deaths and compare them with those caused by other infectious agents. The study was carried out in Catalonia, a region in northeastern Spain with a population of 6.5 million inhabitants, in 2002. All information on reported… CONTINUE READING