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Vet Clin North Am Food Anim Pract. 1998 Mar;14(1):165-72.

Determining the burden of human illness from food borne diseases. CDC's emerging infectious disease program Food Borne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet).

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  • 1Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.


Food borne diseases cause a significant burden of illness in the United States. The Food Borne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet), established in 1995, continues to monitor the burden and causes of food borne diseases and provide much of the data to address this public health problem.

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