Reported foodborne outbreaks due to noroviruses in Belgium: the link between food and patient investigations in an international context.

@article{Baert2009ReportedFO,
  title={Reported foodborne outbreaks due to noroviruses in Belgium: the link between food and patient investigations in an international context.},
  author={Leen Baert and Mieke Uyttendaele and Ambroos Stals and Els van Coillie and Katelijne Dierick and Johan Debevere and Nadine Botteldoorn},
  journal={Epidemiology and infection},
  year={2009},
  volume={137 3},
  pages={316-25}
}
The Belgian data for foodborne norovirus (NoV) outbreaks became available for the first time with the introduction of an extraction and detection protocol for NoV in the National Reference Laboratory for foodborne outbreaks in September 2006. In 2007, 10 NoV foodborne outbreaks were reported affecting 392 persons in Belgium. NoV became the most detected agent in foodborne outbreaks followed by Salmonella (eight foodborne outbreaks). The major implicated foods were sandwiches (4/10), where food… CONTINUE READING
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