|BASICS||Widespread occurrence in animals, especially in poultry and swine. It is an important environmental contaminant in food producing facilities.|
|SOURCES||Raw and undercooked eggs, raw meat, poultry, seafood, raw milk, dairy products, fresh produce, and the environment|
|SYMPTOMS||Diarrhea, fever, vomiting, headache, nausea, and stomach cramps.
Must-Know: Symptoms can be more severe for people in high-risk groups, such as pregnant women.
|INCUBATION||12 to 72 hours after eating food contaminated with as few as 15 to 20 cells.|
|DURATION||6 to 48 hours|
|BASICS||A group of bacteria that can produce a variety of deadly toxins|
|SOURCES||Meat (undercooked or raw hamburger), uncooked produce, raw milk, unpasteurized juice, and contaminated water|
|SYMPTOMS||Severe stomach cramps, bloody diarrhea, and nausea. It can also manifest as non-bloody diarrhea or be symptomless.
Must-Know: E. coli O157:H7 can cause permanent kidney damage which can lead to death in young children.
|INCUBATION||Usually 3 to 4 days after ingestion, but may occur from 1 to 10 days after eating food contaminated with 10 to 100 cells|
|DURATION||5 to 10 days|
|BASICS||A bacterium that can grow even at refrigerated temperatures.
Must-Know: Listeria is a prolific biofilm producer and environmental contaminant.
|SOURCES||Refrigerated, ready-to-eat foods (meat, poultry, seafood, and dairy – unpasteurized milk and milk products or foods made with unpasteurized milk).|
|SYMPTOMS||Fever, headache, fatigue, muscle aches, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, meningitis, and miscarriages
Must-Know: Listeria can cause serious illness or death in pregnant women, fetuses, and newborns.
|INCUBATION||9 to 48 hours after ingestion, but may occur up to 6 weeks after eating food contaminated with approximately 1,000 cells|
|BASICS||Must-Know: Children under age one (1) have the highest rate of campylobacteriosis.
Unborn babies and infants are more susceptible on first exposure to this bacterium. In addition, there is a low threshold for seeking medical care for infants. Campylobacteriosis is identified as an antecedent infection associated with Guillain-Barre syndrome, an auto-immune disorder.
|SOURCES||Raw milk, untreated water, raw and undercooked meat, poultry, or shellfish|
|SYMPTOMS||Diarrhea (sometimes bloody), stomach cramps, fever, muscle pain, headache, and nausea|
|INCUBATION||Generally 2 to 5 days after eating food contaminated with approximately 500 cells|
|DURATION||2 to 5 days|
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