SCI 162 Week 7 Foodborne Illness Short Answer Questions

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Choose one of the following foodborne illnesses to complete this assignment:
• Salmonella
• Staphylococcus
• Clostridium perfringens
• Norovirus (formerly Norwalk virus)
• Hepatitis A
• Giardia or amoeba parasites
Write a 75- to 100-word response to each of the following questions:
• What is the infectious agent (pathogen) that causes this infectious disease? For example, the name of the bacteria, virus, or parasite.
• How is this infectious agent transmitted through food or water?
• What is an example of a real life outbreak of this foodborne illness in the United States?
• What are the clinical symptoms, duration of the disease, and treatment if any?
• What steps can be taken to prevent further outbreaks? Include individual as well as environmental precautions and methods.
Submit the answers to your instructor.
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