Salmonella Hvittingfoss

Researchers have used an outbreak a decade ago to look at how decisions on excluding sick and healthy people from investigations could change the conclusions reached.

Criteria to include or exclude cases can help increase the efficiency of epidemiological analyses and traceback, but they can also affect the investigator’s ability
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In the week since the New South Wales Food Authority connected “a spike in Salmonella Hvittingfoss cases” to Red Dirt Melons in Australia’s Northern Territories, there’s been precious little reported about how the rockmelons were actually contaminated. Government and industry comments since the outbreak was announced on Aug. 3 have
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