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Estimate of Illnesses from Salmonella Enteritidis in Eggs, United States, 2000

By Carl M. Schroeder, Alecia Larew Naugle, Wayne D. Schlosser, Allan T. Hogue, Frederick J. Angulo, Jonathon S. Rose, Eric D. Ebel, W. Terry Disney, Kristin G. Holt and David P. Goldman

Abstract

Results from our model suggest that eating Salmonella enterica serovar Enteritidis–contaminated shell eggs caused 182,060 illnesses in the United States during 2000. Uncertainty about the estimate ranged from 81,535 (5th percentile) to 276,500 illnesses (95th percentile). Our model provides 1 approach for estimating foodborne illness and quantifying estimate uncertainty

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Publisher: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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