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Volume 3, Number 4—December 1997
THEME ISSUE
Foodborne

Factors that Influence the Emergence or Reemergence and Dissemination of Microbial Foodborne Pathogens and Human Disease

Impact of Changing Consumer Lifestyles on the Emergence/Reemergence of Foodborne Pathogens

Janet E. Collins
Author affiliation: American Meat Institute, Arlington, Virginia, USA

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Table 3

Sources of reported outbreaks with confirmed causes (%)

Restaurant Other Known Place
1983-87 1988-92 1983-87 1988-92 1996
Salmonella 50 60 46 58 30
Escherichia coli <1 <1 2 1 5
Hepatitis A virus 6 7 3 4
Staphyloccus aureus 2 3 10 5
Campylobacter 1 2 6 3 45
Shigella 8 2 6 2 17

Sources: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and U.S. Department of Agriculture for 1996, the 1996 Sentinel Site Study

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