epidemic campylobacteriosis associated with a community water may 1983, an estimated 865 cases of epidemic gastrointestinal disease occurred in greenville, florida. surveillance of pharmacy sales of antidiarrheal medicines suggested that the outbreak was confined to greenville and its immediate vicinity. surveys demonstrated that the gastrointestinal illness attack rates inside and outside the city limits were 56 per cent (72/128) and 9 per cent (7/77), respectively (relative risk (rr) = 6.2); consumption of city water was associated with illness (rr = ...19863953920
bacterial agents causing gastroenteritis in various patient populations from south florida.a respective review was done on all stool specimens submitted for culture during an 18 month period at 5 hospitals in south florida. the patient population seen at these hospitals was heterogeneous. all laboratories used a similar methodology for the isolation of enteric pathogens. the number of isolates from all institutions were as follows: (table; see text) the majority of salmonella und shigella isolates were from pediatric patients whereas campylobacter was the major bacterial isolate in th ...19836873469
water-related disease in florida: continuing threats require vigilance. 19979360354
fecal shedding of foodborne pathogens by florida-born heifers and steers in u.s. beef production segments.the objective in this study was to assess breed effects in fecal prevalence of escherichia coli o157:h7 in heifers on a development program in florida and in their steer half siblings in stocker and feedlot phases in oklahoma. a secondary objective was to characterize fecal shedding of campylobacter and salmonella in subsets of the same samples. after weaning, heifers (n = 501; purebreds and f1 crosses of angus, brahman, and romosinuano) were preconditioned and placed in a local development prog ...200818468037
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