Erratum - OzFoodNet quarterly report, 1 July to 30 September 2010

Data for Tasmania in Table 2 incorrectly stated the number of persons hospitalised due to foodborne disease.

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The OzFoodNet quarterly report, 1 July to 30 September 2010, published in the last issue of Communicable Diseases Intelligence, contained an error in Table 2. The table incorrectly stated that 36 persons were hospitalised in Tasmania due to a foodborne disease outbreak. The number hospitalised was actually unknown. The correct portion of the table is republished below.

Table 2: Outbreaks of foodborne disease reported, 1 July to 30 September 2010 (n = 34), by OzFoodNet sites

State or territory
Month of outbreak
Setting prepared
Agent responsible
Number affected Hospitalised Evidence
Responsible vehicles
July Aged care facility Norovirus
Suspected pork sausage and gravy meal