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Food Borne Illnesses Assignment

Some bacteria, protozoa, and viruses that cause foodborne illness are:

  • E.coli, Salmonella
  • Norovirus
  • Staphylococcus aureus
  • Clostridium botulinum
  • Campylobacter
  • Clostridium perfringens
  • Hepatitis A.
  • Giardia (mainly water)
  • Listeriosis

Research all of the foodborne illnesses listed above and report the following information for each.

  1. Disease name and whether it is a bacteria, protozoa, or virus
  2. Type of contamination (infection or intoxication)
  3. Infectious pathway (how is this pathogen transmitted to humans?)
  4. Possible sources and foods affected
  5. Symptoms
  6. Incubation period
  7. Treatment
  8. Current statistics, how many affected, where, when etc.  https://www.cdc.gov/foodborneburden/index.html (Links to an external site.)

Include a title page and a reference page. You may create a table if you would like. Complete sentences are not necessary. No Plagiarism