Food poisoning


TitleTypeLevel of evidenceSourcePublishedReview
Health risk information sheet - VaccinesFactsheetEvidence citedNational Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC)
Department of Health information on SalmonellosisWeb directoryEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)
Health risk information sheet - Typhoid and ParatyphoidFactsheetEvidence citedNational Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC)
Department of Health information on LeptospirosisWeb directoryEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)
Department of Health information on BotulismWeb directoryEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)
Department of Health information on Hepatitis AWeb directoryEvidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)
British Society of Gastroenterology Web directoryEvidence cited
Professional opinion
British Society of Gastroenterology
WHO and FAO BruNetWeb directoryEvidence cited
Professional opinion
WHO and FAO BruNet
Changing the phase of Salmonella test (BSOP TP32)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)
Identification of Escherichia coli O157 (BSOP ID22)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)28/09/2010
Deoxyribonuclease test (BSOP TP12)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)06/07/2010
Nagler test (BSOP TP22)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)06/07/2010
Agglutination test (BSOP TP3)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)11/03/2010
Identification of Salmonella species (BSOP ID24)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)29/09/2008
Detection and Enumeration Of Listeria Monocytogenes And Other Listeria Species (F19)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)13/12/2007
Identification of Campylobacter species (BSOP ID23)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)21/11/2007
Initial investigation and management of outbreaks and incidences of unusual illnesses - with particular reference to events that may be due to clinical, biological or radiological causes, including deliberate releaseBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)19/11/2007
Identification of Vibrio species (BSOP ID19)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)12/11/2007
Identification of Shigella species (BSOP ID20)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)09/11/2007
Identification of Yersinia species from faeces (BSOP ID 21)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)09/11/2007
Detection of Campylobacter species in water (W8)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)24/10/2007
Results of the voluntary reporting scheme for Clostridium difficile, England, Wales and Northern Ireland 2006Surveillance dataEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)17/08/2007
Traveler's Health: Yellow Book Health Information for International Travel 2008Care guideline
Web directory
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)01/07/2007
Detection of Salmonella species (F13)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)18/06/2007
Epidemiological data – CampylobacterSurveillance dataN/AHealth Protection Agency (HPA)19/04/2007
HPA guidelines for action in the event of a deliberate release - BotulismCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)16/04/2007
Epidemiological Data - ShigellaSurveillance dataN/AHealth Protection Agency (HPA)22/02/2007
Epidemiological data - NorovirusSurveillance dataEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)13/02/2007
Epidemiological Data – SalmonellaSurveillance dataN/AHealth Protection Agency (HPA)13/02/2007
Epidemiological data - Giardiasis 1986-2001Surveillance dataN/AHealth Protection Agency (HPA)13/02/2007
Epidemiological Data - Yersinia enterocoliticaSurveillance dataEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)09/02/2007
Epidemiological data – Vero cytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli (VTEC) O157Surveillance dataN/AHealth Protection Agency (HPA)08/02/2007
Epidemiological Data - RotavirusSurveillance dataN/AHealth Protection Agency (HPA)09/01/2007
E. coli O157:H7 InfectionPublic leafletUnspecifiedNew York State Department of Health01/12/2006
Campylobacter - Clinical informationPublic leafletEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)17/11/2006
Gastroenteritis: outbreaks - minimum testing algorithm (VSOP 3) Under ReviewStandard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)14/11/2006
General Information on NorovirusFactsheetEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)27/10/2006
General Information – SalmonellaFactsheetEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)27/10/2006
General information – ShigellaPublic leafletEvidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)27/10/2006
Clostridium difficileFactsheet
Public leaflet
Professional opinionHealth Protection Agency (HPA)09/10/2006
Mind the GermsBest practice
Public leaflet
Evidence citedWelsh Assembly Government01/07/2006
NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia - ListeriosisPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionNHSDirect Online15/03/2006
NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia - Q FeverPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionNHSDirect Online17/02/2006
NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia - Food poisoningPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionNHSDirect Online07/02/2006
NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia - DysenteryPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionNHSDirect Online02/02/2006
NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia - GastroenteritisPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionNHSDirect Online23/01/2006
NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia - DiarrhoeaPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionNHSDirect Online20/01/2006
Frequently Asked Questions about BotulismPublic leafletEvidence citedCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)06/12/2005
Epidemiological Data - Hepatitis ASurveillance dataEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)02/12/2005
Detection and Enumeration of Enterobacteriaceae (F18)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/12/2005
Enumeration of ß-glucuronidase positive Escherichia coli - Most Probable Number method (F22)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/12/2005
Identification of Listeria species, non-toxigenic corynebacterium species and other non-sporing gram-positive rods (BSOP ID3)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Identification of Clostridum species (BSOP ID8)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
General Information about DiarrhoeaPublic leafletProfessional opinionNetdoctor01/05/2005
Aerobic Plate Count at 30 degrees C: Spiral Plate Method (F11)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Aerobic Plate Count at 30 degrees C: Surface Plate Method (F10)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Brilliant green agar (MSOP 32)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Campylobacter selective agar (MSOP 20)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Cefsulodin Irgasan novobiocin (CIN) agar (MSOP 15)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Clostridium perfringens selective agar (TSC) (MSOP 33)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Detection of Campylobacter species (F21)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Detection of Escherichia coli O157 by Immunomagnetic Bead Separation (F17)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Determination of alkaline Phosphatase Activity in Pasteurised Milk and Cream - Fluorimetric Method (D7)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Determination of peroxidase activity (Storch test) in milk (D6)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Direct Enumeration of Escherichia coli (F20)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Enumberation of Enterobacteriaceae by the Colony Count Technique (F23)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Enumeration of Bacillus cereus and other Bacillus species (F15)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Enumeration of Clostridium perfringens (F14)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Enumeration of coliforms - colony count at 30°C (D4)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Enumeration of coliforms and presumptive Escherichia coli by the most probable number (MPN) technique (D5)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Enumeration of Escherichia coli in Raw Molluscs by the Multiple Tube Technique (F16)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Enumeration of Staphylococcus aureus (F12)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Fraser broth (MSOP 50)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Hyne's desoxycholate citrate agar (DCA) (MSOP 13)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Indole test (BSOP TP 19)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Motility nitrate medium (MSOP 42)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Lactose gelatin medium (MSOP 36)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Mannitol salt agar (MSOP 10)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Mannitol lysine crystal violet brilliant green agar (MSOP 38)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/05/2005
Epidemiological data - ListeriaSurveillance dataProfessional opinionHealth Protection Agency (HPA)11/01/2005
Handling of formal food samples in the laboratory (QSOP 17)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/11/2004
HPA web page on Botulism Disease FactsFactsheetEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)24/08/2004
Enumeration of clostridium perfringens by membrane filtration (W5)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/08/2004
General Information about typhoid fever and paratyphoid feverPublic leafletProfessional opinionNetdoctor01/04/2004
Gastroenteritis: sporadic cases - minimum testing algorithm (VSOP 2)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/02/2004
Campylobacter coli - an important foodborne pathogenJournal article
Surveillance data
Meta analysisJournal of Infection01/07/2003
Detection of E. coli O157 (W16)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/07/2003
Detection of Salmonella spp (W7)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/07/2003
Enumeration of Aeromonas species by membrane filtration (W9)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/07/2003
Vero cytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli (VTEC) O157 fact sheetPublic leafletN/AHealth Protection Agency (HPA)17/06/2003
Avoiding cross-contamination risks in the food laboratory (QSOP 12)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/06/2003
Food and water law sources for food, water and environmental laboratories (QSOP 39)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/06/2003
Handling and transport of samples (for the purposes of UKAS accreditation) (QSOP 5)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/06/2003
Installation, operation, maintenance and performance testing of the "Dynal BeadRetriever" Requirements of Food Examiners, Experts Witnesses and Witnessess of Fact Acting For/On Behalf of the Health (QSOP 45)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/06/2003
Minimum performance testing requirements for food and dairy standard methods (QSOP 22)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/06/2003
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - E.coli O157Best practice
Care guideline
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)30/04/2003
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - CalicivirusCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)30/04/2003
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - CampylobacterCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)30/04/2003
Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - CryptosporidiosisBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)30/04/2003
NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia - BotulismPublic leaflet
Webpage
Professional opinionNHSDirect Online11/01/2003
Interpretation of NAMAS Information Sheet (NIS 42) for laboratories (QSOP 32)Standard Operating ProceduresEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/09/2002
Laboratory of Enteric PathogensWebpageEvidence citedHealth Protection Agency (HPA)22/01/2002
PRODIGY Clinical Recommendation - Botulism - deliberate releaseCare guidelineEvidence citedPRODIGY Knowledge01/11/2001
Nosocomial Aspergillosis Is WaterborneJournal article
Review
Evidence cited
Professional opinion
Clinical Infectious Diseases24/09/2001
Health Information for Overseas travel - The Yellow BookBest practice
Care guideline
Evidence citedDepartment of Health (DH)01/01/2001
WHO Information Factsheet on CampylobacterFactsheetProfessional opinionWorld Health Organization (WHO)01/11/2000
Guidelines for the microbiological quality of some ready-to-eat foods sampled at point of saleCare guidelineEvidence cited
Professional opinion
Health Protection Agency (HPA)01/09/2000
An outbreak of hepatitis A among health care workers: risk factors for transmissionJournal article
Surveillance data
Evidence cited
Personal experience
Professional opinion
American Journal of Public Health 01/01/93