Human listeriosis in England, 2001-2007: association with neighbourhood deprivation.

  title={Human listeriosis in England, 2001-2007: association with neighbourhood deprivation.},
  author={Iain A Gillespie and Piers Mook and Christine L. Little and Kathie Grant and J McLauchlin},
  journal={Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin},
  volume={15 27},
Listeriosis is a rare but severe food-borne disease that predominantly affects pregnant women, the unborn, newborns, the elderly and immunocompromised people. Despite the high mortality rate of the disease, its socio-economic determinants have not been studied in detail, meaning that health inequalities that might exist in relation to this disease are not apparent. Laboratory surveillance data on listeriosis cases reported in England between 2001 and 2007 were linked to indices of deprivation… CONTINUE READING

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