Estimate of Illnesses from Salmonella Enteritidis in Eggs, United States, 2000
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*
Author affiliations: *U.S. Food Safety and Inspection Service, Washington, DC, USA; †U. S. Food Safety and Inspection Service, College Station, Texas, USA; ‡U.S. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Riverdale, Maryland, USA; §Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; ¶U.S. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Ft. Collins, Colorado, USA; #U.S. Food Safety and Inspection Service, Fort. Collins, Colorado, USA
Figure. Estimated number of illnesses from Salmonella Enteritidis in shell eggs, United States, 2000. The point estimate of 182,060 illnesses is indicated by the filled box and solid vertical line. The open diamonds and attached line indicate the range of estimate uncertainty (5th percentile = 81,535 illnesses, 95th percentile = 276,500 illnesses).
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