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Summary on Causative Agents for Food Poisoning Outbreaks in 2011

Summary on Causative Agents for Food Poisoning Outbreaks in 2011

Months Causative Agents
Bacteria Chemicals Biotoxins Viruses Others* Total
Outbreaks Persons affected Outbreaks Persons affected Outbreaks Persons affected Outbreaks Persons affected Outbreaks Persons affected Outbreaks Persons affected
Jan -
Mar
66 283 1 1 9 16 10 33 0 0 86 333
Apr -
Jun
66 229 1 1 17 34 9 32 0 0 93 296
Jul -
Sep
80 340 0 0 9 20 2 5 0 0 91 365
Oct -
Dec
57 201 2 2 5 10 5 75 1 2 70 290
Total 269 1053 4 4 40 80 26 145 1 2 340 1284

Notes:
1. The figures of outbreaks and persons affected included both confirmed and suspected cases.
2. * Other agents included agents other than bacteria, chemicals, biotoxins, viruses; unknown agents and outbreaks pending classification.

 


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