The epidemiology of travel-related Salmonella Enteritidis in Ontario, Canada, 2010–2011

  title={The epidemiology of travel-related Salmonella Enteritidis in Ontario, Canada, 2010–2011},
  author={M K Tighe and Rachel D. Savage and L Vrbova and Miriam Toolan and Yvonne Whitfield and Csaba Varga and Brenda Lee and Vanessa G. Allen and Anne M Maki and Ryan N Walton and Caitlin M Johnson and Badal Chandra Dhar and Rafiq Ahmed and Natasha Sarah Crowcroft and D Middleton},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
BACKGROUND Increases in the number of salmonellosis cases due to Salmonella Enteritidis (SE) in 2010 and 2011 prompted a public health investigation in Ontario, Canada. In this report, we describe the current epidemiology of travel-related (TR) SE, compare demographics, symptoms and phage types (PTs) of TR and domestically-acquired (DA) cases, and estimate the odds of acquiring SE by region of the world visited. METHODS All incident cases of culture confirmed SE in Ontario obtained from… CONTINUE READING
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