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Flashcards in Gastro: Source of Infection Deck (19):
1

Staph. aureus

Food:
• high salt / sugar
• eg. ham

2

Bacillus cereus; emetic type

Starchy food:
• fried rice

3

Bacillus cereus; diarrhoeal type

Food:
• meat
• dried vegetables
• soups
• milk

4

Clostridium perfringens

Food:
• beef
• poultry
• fish
• sauces

5

Campylobacter

Poultry
Undercooked milk / meat

6

EHEC

Animals:
• Petting zoos
• undercooked meat
• faecally contaminated food

7

ETEC

Animals:
• Cattle

Person-person
• faecally contaminated food / drink

8

EPEC

Person to person
Faecal-oral route

9

Shigella

Person to person
Faecal-oral route

10

Salmonella

Animals
• poultry
• cattle

Faecally contaminated food / drink

11

Vibrio cholerae

Person to person via faecal oral

Free living in water

12

Vibrio parahaemolyticus

Shellfish growing in contaminated waters

13

Yersinia enterocolytica

Pigs
• faecal-oral
• undercooked meat

14

Giardia lamblia

Swimming in contaminated water

Faecal-oral

15

Entamoeba histolytica

Person-person by faecal-oral

16

Cryptosporidium

Animals & humans

Faecal-oral route

17

Rotavirus

Person to person via faecal oral route

18

Norovirus

Person to person via faecal oral route

19

Adenovirus

Person to person via faecal oral route