Health and economic burden of Campylobacter

Last updated on 22-8-2019 by Anonymous (not verified)

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Burden assessment plays an increasingly important and accepted role in food safety decision making. Burden assessment is a top–down approach that uses available epidemiological data, for example, generated through surveillance systems, to generate estimates of the health and economic impact of the concerned foodborne disease. In this Chapter, we review methods for quantifying the health and economic impact of Campylobacter. Estimates of the health impact of Campylobacter, quantified as the number of disability-adjusted life years due to acute illness, sequelae, and death, are now available …

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