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Foodborne disease outbreaks : guidelines for investigation and control / World Health Organization.

  • World Health Organization.
Date
[2008], ©2008
  • Books

About this work

Description

"These guidelines have been written for public health practitioners, food and health inspectors, district and national medical officers, laboratory personnel and others who may undertake or participate in the investigation and control of foodborne disease outbreaks."--P. 4 of cover.

Publication/Creation

Geneva : World Health Organization, [2008], ©2008.

Physical description

vi, 146 pages : illustrations, maps ; 30 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. 94-95)

Contents

Section 1. Practical guide -- Section 2. Planning and preparation -- Section 3. Surveillance to detect foodborne disease outbreaks -- Section 4. Investigation of foodborne disease outbreaks -- Section 5. Control measures -- Section 6. Features of important foodborne diseases -- -- Annex 1. Glossary -- Annex 2. Outbreak control meeting: draft agenda -- Annex 3. Examples of outbreak investigation forms -- Annex 4. Questionnaire design -- Annex 5. Sample questionnaires -- Annex 6. Investigation report forms -- Annex 7. Statistics -- Annex 8. Situations likely to contribute to foodborne disease outbreaks -- Annex 9. Procedures and equipment for specimen collection -- Annex 10. The WHO Five Keys to Safer Food

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • Location

    Medical Collection WC268 2008W92f

    Access

    Open shelves

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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9789241547222
  • 9241547227