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An outbreak of food-borne Campylobacter jejuni infection and the possible role of cross-contamination.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3183409     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A point-source outbreak or campylobacter infection affected 24 of 51 delegates attending a business lunch. Failure to detect any specific vehicle for the infection led to observations of kitchen practice. Experiments demonstrated that cross-contamination as a result of handling raw and cooked food consecutively was a possible cause of the outbreak.
Authors:
P Brown; D Kidd; T Riordan; R A Barrell
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of infection     Volume:  17     ISSN:  0163-4453     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Infect.     Publication Date:  1988 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-12-22     Completed Date:  1988-12-22     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7908424     Medline TA:  J Infect     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  171-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Environmental Health Department, Macclesfield, Cheshire, U.K.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Campylobacter Infections / epidemiology*
Campylobacter fetus / growth & development,  isolation & purification
Chickens
Disease Outbreaks*
England
Food Contamination*
Food Microbiology
Handwashing
Humans
Meat

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