An Outbreak of Salmonella typhimurium at a teaching hospital

McCall, B., McCormack, J. G., Stafford, R. and Towner, C. (1999) An Outbreak of Salmonella typhimurium at a teaching hospital. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 20 1: 55-56. doi:10.1086/501551

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Author McCall, B.
McCormack, J. G.
Stafford, R.
Towner, C.
Title An Outbreak of Salmonella typhimurium at a teaching hospital
Journal name Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0899-823X
1559-6834
Publication date 1999-01-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1086/501551
Open Access Status File (Publisher version)
Volume 20
Issue 1
Start page 55
End page 56
Total pages 2
Place of publication New York, NY, United States
Publisher Journal of Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology
Collection year 1999
Language eng
Abstract An outbreak of Salmonella typhimurium infection in December 1996 affected 52 patients, relatives, and staff of a large teaching hospital in southeast Queensland. Assorted sandwiches were identified as the vehicle of transmission. This article describes the outbreak investigation and demonstrates the importance of food hygiene and timely public health interventions.
Keyword Public, Environmental & Occupational Health
Infectious Diseases
Infection
Q-Index Code C1
Institutional Status Non-UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collections: School of Public Health Publications
School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Publications
 
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