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Food-borne norovirus-outbreak at a military base, Germany, 2009

Maria Wadl12*, Kathrin Scherer3*, Stine Nielsen24, Sabine Diedrich2, Lüppo Ellerbroek5, Christina Frank2, Renate Gatzer6, Marina Hoehne2, Reimar Johne5, Günter Klein3, Judith Koch2, Jörg Schulenburg67, Uta Thielbein8, Klaus Stark2 and Helen Bernard2*

Author Affiliations

1 Postgraduate Training for Applied Epidemiology (PAE), Germany

2 Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany

3 University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Germany

4 European Programme for Intervention Epidemiology Training (EPIET), European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Stockholm, Sweden

5 Federal Institute for Risk Assessment, Berlin, Germany

6 Central Institute of the Bundeswehr Medical Service, Berlin, Kiel, Germany

7 Bundeswehr School of Dog Handling, Ulmen, Germany

8 Major Medical Clinic with Specialty Services, Leipzig, Germany

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BMC Infectious Diseases 2010, 10:30  doi:10.1186/1471-2334-10-30

Published: 17 February 2010

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Questionnaire distributed to members of the headquarters company, norovirus-outbreak at a military base, Germany, 2009. The questions focus on potential risk factors for norovirus-outbreaks like food items eaten at the canteen and contact to ill persons or vomit.

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