In this study, we estimate the burden of foodborne illness (FBI) caused by five major pathogens among nondeployed US Army service members. The US Army is a unique population that is globally distributed, has its own food procurement system and a food protection system dedicated to the prevention of both unintentional and intentional contamination of food.


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Cite this article: Mullaney SB, Hyatt DR, Salman MD, Rao S, McCluskey BJ (2019).  Estimate of the annual burden of foodborne
illness in nondeployed active duty US Army Service Members: five major pathogens, 2010–2015. Epidemiology and Infection 147,
e161, 1–9. S0950268818003199