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Infant salmonellosis and vacuum cleaners.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8182786     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Microbiological examination of the contents of vacuum cleaner bags collected from case and control homes demonstrated a statistically significant association (OR = 3.13, CL = 1.32-7.50) between infant salmonellosis cases and Salmonella contamination of the vacuums used in their homes. This suggests that some cases of infant salmonellosis may result from contact with contamination in the home environment and that steps taken to protect infants from potentially contaminated dust or dust aerosols may reduce the risk of contracting this infection.
R L Haddock; F A Nocon
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of tropical pediatrics     Volume:  40     ISSN:  0142-6338     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Trop. Pediatr.     Publication Date:  1994 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-06-14     Completed Date:  1994-06-14     Revised Date:  2006-04-19    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8010948     Medline TA:  J Trop Pediatr     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  53-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Office of Epidemiology and Research, Department of Public Health and Social Services, Agana, Guam 96910.
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MeSH Terms
Air Pollution, Indoor*
Case-Control Studies
Household Articles*
Infant, Newborn
Salmonella / isolation & purification*
Salmonella Infections / diagnosis,  microbiology*
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