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Eggs and Salmonella food-poisoning: an evaluation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1990142     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Evidence on the extent of the part played by infected hens' eggs in causing salmonella food-poisoning is inconclusive. The role of freshly cooked shell eggs is currently much exaggerated. Prevention should be sought through improved catering practices and kitchen hygiene, and attempts to eradicate salmonellas from laying flocks are likely to be ineffective.
J P Duguid; R A North
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of medical microbiology     Volume:  34     ISSN:  0022-2615     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Med. Microbiol.     Publication Date:  1991 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-03-07     Completed Date:  1991-03-07     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0224131     Medline TA:  J Med Microbiol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  65-72     Citation Subset:  IM    
University of Dundee, Leeds.
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MeSH Terms
Case-Control Studies
Disease Outbreaks
Food Microbiology*
Great Britain
Salmonella / isolation & purification*
Salmonella Food Poisoning* / epidemiology,  microbiology,  prevention & control

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