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  1. Cholera : Foodborne transmisson and its prevention.

    Article - En anglais

    The last several years have witnessed a tremendous increase in reported cholera cases across the globe.

    The explosive arrival of the seventh cholera pandemic in Latin America in 1991, dramatic epidemics of cholera on the Indian subcontinent and in Southeast Asia due to the newly recognized Vibrio cholerae 0139 strain, and the often deadly presence of cholera among populations affected by political and social upheaval in Africa and Eastern Europe are evidence that many countries have failed to adopt effective measures for cholera prevention and control.

    Foodborne transmission of cholera has been well documented by epidemiologic investigations in nearly every continent, and its interruption is a critical component to any integrated programme for cholera prevention and control.

    We emphasize clear and effective guidelines for the prevention of foodborne cholera transmission that are drawn from a comprehensive review of relevant epidemiologic and laboratory data.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Choléra, Bactériose, Infection, Intoxication alimentaire, Aliment, Contamination biologique, Prévention, International, Vibrio cholerae, Vibrionaceae, Bactérie, Epidémiologie, Commerce international, Sécurité alimentaire, Article synthèse, Appareil digestif pathologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Cholera, Bacteriosis, Infection, Food poisoning, Food, Biological contamination, Prevention, International, Vibrio cholerae, Vibrionaceae, Bacteria, Epidemiology, International trade, Food safety, Review, Digestive diseases

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 96-0487381

    Code Inist : 002B05B02L4. Création : 10/04/1997.