Gastroenteritis and food-borne disease in elderly people living in long-term care.

Abstract

Elderly people in long-term care facilities (LTCFs) may be more vulnerable to infectious gastroenteritis and food-borne disease and more likely to experience serious outcomes. We review the epidemiology of gastroenteritis and food-borne diseases in elderly residents of LTCFs to inform measures aimed at preventing sporadic disease and outbreaks… (More)
DOI: 10.1086/649878

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