Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, April 3rd, 2005
"Efforts to prevent food-borne illness target bacterial pathogens, yet noroviruses (NoV) are suspected to be the most common cause of gastroenteritis. New molecular assays allow for better estimation of the role of NoV in food-borne illness. We analyzed 8,271 food-borne outbreaks reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from 1991 to 2000 and additional data from six states," scientists in the United States report.
"The proportion of NoV-confirmed outbreaks increased from 1% in...
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