Diagnosis and Management of Foodborne Illnesses: A Primer for Physicians and Other Health Care Professionals
Description of Resource:
This primer is directed to health care professionals who may see people suffering from a potential food-related disease. It is a teaching tool to update health care professionals about foodborne illness: recognizing suspicious symptoms, disease clusters, and etiologic agents; obtaining appropriate diagnostic tests; and reporting cases of foodborne illness to public health authorities. This document provides summary tables and charts, references, and resources for health care professionals and more detailed information in listed references and resources. It updates but does not cover all the conditions presented in earlier editions.