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Volume 17, Number 9—September 2011

Risk-based Estimate of Effect of Foodborne Diseases on Public Health, Greece

Elissavet GkogkaComments to Author , Martine W. Reij, Arie H. Havelaar, Marcel H. Zwietering, and Leon G.M. Gorris
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Wageningen University, Wageningen, the Netherlands (E. Gkogka, M.W. Reij, M.H. Zwietering, L.G.M. Gorris); Utrecht University, Utrecht, the Netherlands (A.H. Havelaar); National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, the Netherlands (A.H. Havelaar); Unilever Research and Development, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China (L.G.M. Gorris)

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Table 5

Ranking of the top 5 causes contributing to the effects of foodborne illness in Greece as estimated on the basis of individual incidence parameters and disability-adjusted life years, 1996–2006

Incidence estimatesDisability-adjusted life years
All foodborne illnesses
Reported/estimated illnesses
1Ill-defined intestinal infectionsIll-defined intestinal infectionsBrucellosisBrucellosis
2Intestinal infections due to other specified causesSalmonellosisSalmonellosisIll-defined intestinal infections
3Food poisoningBrucellosisEchinococcosisEchinococcosis
4SalmonellosisFood poisoningListeriosisSalmonellosis

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