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Volume 3, Number 4—December 1997

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

Emerging Foodborne Diseases: An Evolving Public Health Challenge

Robert V. Tauxe
Author affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Table 1

New pathogens that are foodborne and pathogens newly recognized as predominatly foodborne in the United States in the last 20 years

Campylobacter jejuni
Campylobacter fetus ssp. fetus
Cryptosporidium parvum
Cyclospora cayetanensis
Escherichia coli O157:H7 and related E. coli (e.g., O111:NM, O104:H21)
Listeria monocytogenes
Norwalk-like viruses
Nitzschia pungens (cause of amnesic shellfish poisoning)
Salmonella Enteritidis
Salmonella Typhimurium DT 104
Vibrio cholerae 01
Vibrio vulnificus
Vibrio parahaemolyticus
Yersinia enterocolitica

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