VTEC O157 in the South East of Ireland 1996-2002

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/605020
Title:
VTEC O157 in the South East of Ireland 1996-2002
Authors:
Mahon, Marrita M.; O’Connor, M; O’Reilly, O
Publisher:
Department of Public Health Medicine, South Eastern Health Board
Issue Date:
2004
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/605020
Item Type:
Conference Poster
Language:
en
Description:
Verocytotoxin producing Escherichia coli (VTEC), of which E. coli O157:H7 is the most common member, is a serious global health concern. VTEC can cause significant morbidity and mortality, e.g. in Lanarkshire, Scotland (1996), a food related outbreak led to over 500 cases being identified and 20 deaths1. VTEC O157 spreads to the human food chain through faecal contamination.
Keywords:
INFECTION CONTROL; HEALTH NEEDS ASSESSMENT; E. COLI; FOOD SAFETY
Local subject classification:
INFECTIOUS DISEASES; PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT; ENVIRONMENT AND HEALTH; HEALTH PROTECTION

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorMahon, Marrita M.en
dc.contributor.authorO’Connor, Men
dc.contributor.authorO’Reilly, Oen
dc.date.accessioned2016-04-11T13:44:48Zen
dc.date.available2016-04-11T13:44:48Zen
dc.date.issued2004en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/605020en
dc.descriptionVerocytotoxin producing Escherichia coli (VTEC), of which E. coli O157:H7 is the most common member, is a serious global health concern. VTEC can cause significant morbidity and mortality, e.g. in Lanarkshire, Scotland (1996), a food related outbreak led to over 500 cases being identified and 20 deaths1. VTEC O157 spreads to the human food chain through faecal contamination.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherDepartment of Public Health Medicine, South Eastern Health Boarden
dc.subjectINFECTION CONTROLen
dc.subjectHEALTH NEEDS ASSESSMENTen
dc.subjectE. COLIen
dc.subjectFOOD SAFETYen
dc.subject.otherINFECTIOUS DISEASESen
dc.subject.otherPUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENTen
dc.subject.otherENVIRONMENT AND HEALTHen
dc.subject.otherHEALTH PROTECTIONen
dc.titleVTEC O157 in the South East of Ireland 1996-2002en
dc.typeConference Posteren
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