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Emerging foodborne pathogens: keeping your patients and your families safe.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12120184     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Changes in food production and societal pressures have led to a continuing increase in the incidence of foodborne illness. Many pathogens are associated with specific foods, e.g., E. coli O157:H7 with hamburgers or Salmonella with eggs. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has recently approved irradiation for sterilization of meat, but public acceptance of irradiated food is low. Because contaminated foods are seldom detected before they reach store shelves, care in food preparation by professional and home cooks is crucial.
E C Oldfield
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Reviews in gastroenterological disorders     Volume:  1     ISSN:  1533-001X     ISO Abbreviation:  Rev Gastroenterol Disord     Publication Date:  2001  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-07-17     Completed Date:  2002-08-02     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101140143     Medline TA:  Rev Gastroenterol Disord     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  177-86     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Anisakiasis / transmission
Campylobacter Infections / transmission
Escherichia coli Infections / transmission
Food Contamination / prevention & control
Food Microbiology*
Listeria Infections / transmission
Poultry Products
Salmonella Food Poisoning / epidemiology
United States / epidemiology

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