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Food poisoning -- Economic aspects -- United States

View Resource Bacterial Foodborne Disease: Medical Costs and Productivity Losses

This USDA Economic Research Service Report (AER-741, available in Adobe Acrobat [.pdf] format only), discusses cost-of-illness methods and cost-of-illness estimates for six microbe-borne diseases, including E. Coli, which receives a chapter of its own. The report can be downloaded by chapter or in its entirety. Escherichia coli refers to a diverse family of hundreds of bacteria, many of which are...