EH Chapter 11
CDC estimates annually _ in _ Americans (48 million) get sick.
1 in 6 Americans
How many Americans are hospitalized?
... die of foodborne diseases?
What percentage of the diseases were from unidentified pathogens?
128,000 are hospitalized
3,000 die from foodborne diseases, of which 80% are from unidentified pathogens.
True or False
76 million estimated in 1999, but the proportion of Norovirus illness estimated to be actually foodborne went down.
9.4 million (20%) of the illnesses were caused by __ known foodborne pathogens.
31 known foodborne pathogens
91% of these foodborne illnesses with the pathogen identified were caused by...
Salmonella nontyphoidal (11%)
Clostridium perfringens (10%)
Campylobacter sp. (9%)
Staphylococcus aureeus (3%)
What was the leading cause of hospitalization (35% of cases) and death (28% of cases)?