Respiratory symptoms and the case definition of gastroenteritis: an international analysis of the potential impact on burden estimates.

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Estimates of the burden of foodborne disease rely on attributing a proportion of syndromic gastroenteritis to foodborne transmission. Persons with syndromic diarrhoea/vomiting can also present with concurrent respiratory symptoms that could be due to respiratory infections, gastrointestinal infections, or both. This distinction is important when estimating… (More)
DOI: 10.1017/S0950268809990112

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@article{Hall2010RespiratorySA, title={Respiratory symptoms and the case definition of gastroenteritis: an international analysis of the potential impact on burden estimates.}, author={Gillian V. Hall and Lee J. McDonald and Shannon E Majowicz and Elaine Scallan and Michael Collins Kirk and Paul N Sockett and Frederic J Angulo}, journal={Epidemiology and infection}, year={2010}, volume={138 1}, pages={117-24} }