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Foodborne, Food Related Illness and Role of the Healthcare Professionals

Bold, Justine and Rostami, K. (2011) Foodborne, Food Related Illness and Role of the Healthcare Professionals. Gastroenterology and Hepatology from Bed to Bench, 4 (1). pp. 1-2. ISSN Print: 2008-2258 Online: 2008-4234

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The authors reflect on foodborne infection and the role of healthcare professionals on handling the disease. They state that the Centre for Disease Control in the U.S. estimates foodborne illness to affect 76 million people every year, involving 300,000 for hospital treatment and 5000 fatalities. They also relate that it was the duty of healthcare professionals to interpret clinical symptoms, perform accurate diagnosis, and differentiate foodborne infection from other food related illness..

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Uncontrolled Discrete Keywords: foodborne infections, foodborne illness, foodborne diseases, healthcare professionals, editorial
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: College of Health, Life and Environmental Sciences > School of Allied Health and Community
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Depositing User: Justine Bold
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2018 12:43
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2020 17:25

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