Using outbreak data for source attribution of human salmonellosis and campylobacteriosis in Europe.

@article{Pires2010UsingOD,
  title={Using outbreak data for source attribution of human salmonellosis and campylobacteriosis in Europe.},
  author={Sara Monteiro Pires and H{\aa}kan Vigre and Pia Makela and Tine Baggesen Hald},
  journal={Foodborne pathogens and disease},
  year={2010},
  volume={7 11},
  pages={1351-61}
}
Salmonella and Campylobacter are the most important bacterial causes of foodborne illness in Europe. To identify and prioritize food safety interventions, it is important to quantify the burden of human foodborne illness attributable to specific sources. Data from outbreak investigations are observed at the public health endpoint and can therefore be a direct measure of attribution at the point of exposure. An analysis or summary of outbreak investigations is useful for attributing illnesses to… CONTINUE READING