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|Title:||Human campylobacteriosis and bird-pecked milk|
|Author(s):||John E. Moore, (Northern Ireland Public Health Laboratory, Department of Bacteriology, Belfast City Hospital, Belfast, UK), Paul J. Rooney, (School of Biomedical Sciences, Centre for Molecular Biosciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine, UK)|
|Citation:||John E. Moore, Paul J. Rooney, (2010) "Human campylobacteriosis and bird-pecked milk", British Food Journal, Vol. 112 Iss: 2, pp.151 - 154|
|Keywords:||Bacteria, Birds, Food-poisoning, Milk|
|Article type:||Research paper|
|DOI:||10.1108/00070701011018833 (Permanent URL)|
|Publisher:||Emerald Group Publishing Limited|
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine the correlation between rates of food-poisoning in England and Wales due to the bacterium,
Design/methodology/approach – Data relating to the frequency of milk doorstep delivery in the UK were compared to data on laboratory reports of
Findings – There does not appear to be any visible correlation between a falling rate of doorstep delivery of milk and
Originality/value – These data may indicate that although bird-pecked milk is a recognized epidemiological risk factor for the acquisition of campylobacteriosis, the frequency and significance of this means acquiring the infection may not be as common as has been previously suggested.
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