Timeliness of enteric disease surveillance in 6 US states

Craig W. Hedberg, Jesse F. Greenblatt, Bela T. Matyas, Jennifer Lemmings, Donald J. Sharp, Richard T. Skibicki, Arthur P. Liang

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Abstract

We reviewed timeline information for a sample of Salmonella spp., Shigella spp., Campylobacter spp., and Escherichia coli O157:H7 cases and all confirmed foodborne outbreaks reported in 6 states during 2002. Increasing the timeliness of case follow-up, molecular subtyping, and linkage of results are critical to reducing delays in the investigation of foodborne outbreaks.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)311-313
Number of pages3
JournalEmerging infectious diseases
Volume14
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2008

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