Prevalence of Staphylococcus aureus and intestinal parasites among food handlers in Sanliurfa, Southeastern Anatolia.

@article{imek2009PrevalenceOS,
  title={Prevalence of Staphylococcus aureus and intestinal parasites among food handlers in Sanliurfa, Southeastern Anatolia.},
  author={Zeynep Şimşek and Ibrahim Koruk and Aysegul Cicek Copur and Gulcan G{\"u}rses},
  journal={Journal of public health management and practice : JPHMP},
  year={2009},
  volume={15 6},
  pages={518-23}
}
OBJECTIVES Food-borne diseases represent a persistent global health burden, and food handlers play a major role in their transmission. Staphylococcus aureus carriage and intestinal parasitism are important risk factors for the contamination of food and water. This study was undertaken to determine the prevalence of Staphylococcus aureus and intestinal parasites among food handlers working in Sanliurfa, Southeastern Anatolia. METHODS In this cross-sectional study, 299 food handlers selected… CONTINUE READING
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