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Hygiene inspections on passenger ships in Europe - an overview

Varvara A Mouchtouri1, Sandra Westacott2, Gordon Nichols3, Tobias Riemer4, Mel Skipp5, Christopher LR Bartlett6, Jenny Kremastinou7, Christos Hadjichristodoulou1* and the SHIPSAN partnership**

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece

2 Association of Port Health Authorities, Southampton Port Health Authority, London, UK

3 Gastrointestinal, Emerging and Zoonotic Infections Department Health Protection Agency, Centre for Infections, London, UK

4 Hamburg Port Health Center, Institute of Occupational and Maritime Medicine, Hamburg, Germany

5 European Cruise Council and Cruise Line International Association

6 University College London, Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK

7 Department of Public and Administrative Health, National School of Public Health, Athens, Greece

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BMC Public Health 2010, 10:122  doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-122

Published: 10 March 2010

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Questionnaire. Questionnaire used for data collection of inspection practices

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