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Volume 17, Number 3—March 2011

Research

An Integrated Approach to Identifying International Foodborne Norovirus Outbreaks1

Linda VerhoefComments to Author , Roger D. Kouyos, Harry Vennema, Annelies Kroneman, Joukje Siebenga, Wilfrid van Pelt, Marion Koopmans, and on behalf of the Foodborne Viruses in Europe Network
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), Bilthoven, the Netherlands (L. Verhoef, H. Vennema, A. Kroneman, J. Siebenga, W. van Pelt, M. Koopmans); Swiss Federal Institution of Technology (ETH) Zurich, Switzerland (R. Kouyos)

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Selection of foodborne (FB) clusters of strains potentially representing internationally disseminated common-source outbreaks. Selection involved 6 steps, according to combined epidemiologic and molecular criteria. Each analyzed strain represented an outbreak. *See Table A1; †see Table A2.

Figure. Selection of foodborne (FB) clusters of strains potentially representing internationally disseminated common-source outbreaks. Selection involved 6 steps, according to combined epidemiologic and molecular criteria. Each analyzed strain represented an outbreak. *See Table A1; †see Table A2.

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1Some of these data were presented as a poster during the 15th International Bioinformatics Workshop on Virus Evolution and Molecular Epidemiology, September 7–11, 2009, Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

2Members of the Foodborne Viruses in Europe Network who contributed to this study are listed at the end of this article.

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