Shannon E Majowicz

Summary

Affiliation: Public Health Agency of Canada
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi Burden of acute gastrointestinal illness in Canada, 1999-2007: interim summary of NSAGI activities
    M K Thomas
    Centre for Foodborne, Environmental and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Public Health Agency of Canada, Guelph and Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Can Commun Dis Rep 34:8-15. 2008
  2. pmc Population distribution and burden of acute gastrointestinal illness in British Columbia, Canada
    M Kate Thomas
    Foodborne, Waterborne and Zoonotic Infections Division, Public Health Agency of Canada, Guelph and Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Public Health 6:307. 2006
  3. pmc A common, symptom-based case definition for gastroenteritis
    S E Majowicz
    Foodborne, Waterborne, and Zoonotic Infections Division, Public Health Agency of Canada, Guelph and Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Epidemiol Infect 136:886-94. 2008
  4. pmc Food consumption patterns in the Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada: a cross-sectional telephone survey
    Andrea Nesbitt
    Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Public Health 8:370. 2008
  5. pmc Public perceptions of drinking water: a postal survey of residents with private water supplies
    Andria Q Jones
    Division of Community Health, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland, A1B 3V6, Canada
    BMC Public Health 6:94. 2006
  6. pmc Public perception of drinking water from private water supplies: focus group analyses
    Andria Q Jones
    Division of Community Health, Faculty of Medicine, The Health Sciences Centre, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland, A1B 3V6, Canada
    BMC Public Health 5:129. 2005
  7. ncbi Estimating the under-reporting rate for infectious gastrointestinal illness in Ontario
    Shannon E Majowicz
    Department of Population Medicine, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada
    Can J Public Health 96:178-81. 2005
  8. ncbi Burden and cost of gastroenteritis in a Canadian community
    S E Majowicz
    Department of Population Medicine, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
    J Food Prot 69:651-9. 2006
  9. pmc Demographic determinants of acute gastrointestinal illness in Canada: a population study
    Shannon E Majowicz
    Department of Population Medicine, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Public Health 7:162. 2007
  10. pmc Burden of acute gastrointestinal illness in Gálvez, Argentina, 2007
    M Kate Thomas
    Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada
    J Health Popul Nutr 28:149-58. 2010

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Publications20

  1. ncbi Burden of acute gastrointestinal illness in Canada, 1999-2007: interim summary of NSAGI activities
    M K Thomas
    Centre for Foodborne, Environmental and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Public Health Agency of Canada, Guelph and Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Can Commun Dis Rep 34:8-15. 2008
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  2. pmc Population distribution and burden of acute gastrointestinal illness in British Columbia, Canada
    M Kate Thomas
    Foodborne, Waterborne and Zoonotic Infections Division, Public Health Agency of Canada, Guelph and Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Public Health 6:307. 2006
    ..In developed countries, gastrointestinal illness (GI) is typically mild and self-limiting, however, it has considerable economic impact due to high morbidity...
  3. pmc A common, symptom-based case definition for gastroenteritis
    S E Majowicz
    Foodborne, Waterborne, and Zoonotic Infections Division, Public Health Agency of Canada, Guelph and Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Epidemiol Infect 136:886-94. 2008
    ..The mean age of cases varied by <5 years under the four definitions. To ensure comparability of results between studies, we recommend a standard symptom-based case definition, and minimum set of results to be reported...
  4. pmc Food consumption patterns in the Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada: a cross-sectional telephone survey
    Andrea Nesbitt
    Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Public Health 8:370. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to describe, for the first time, the food consumption patterns in a Canadian-based population from a food safety perspective, in order to establish baseline data on actual food intake of individuals...
  5. pmc Public perceptions of drinking water: a postal survey of residents with private water supplies
    Andria Q Jones
    Division of Community Health, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland, A1B 3V6, Canada
    BMC Public Health 6:94. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the public perceptions of private water supplies in the City of Hamilton, Ontario (Canada), with the intent of informing public education and outreach strategies within the population...
  6. pmc Public perception of drinking water from private water supplies: focus group analyses
    Andria Q Jones
    Division of Community Health, Faculty of Medicine, The Health Sciences Centre, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland, A1B 3V6, Canada
    BMC Public Health 5:129. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore the drinking water perceptions and self-described behaviours and needs of participants served by private water systems in the City of Hamilton, Ontario (Canada)...
  7. ncbi Estimating the under-reporting rate for infectious gastrointestinal illness in Ontario
    Shannon E Majowicz
    Department of Population Medicine, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada
    Can J Public Health 96:178-81. 2005
    ..Since reportable enteric data are known to represent only a small fraction of the total IGI in the community, the objective of this study was to estimate the under-reporting rate for IGI in Ontario...
  8. ncbi Burden and cost of gastroenteritis in a Canadian community
    S E Majowicz
    Department of Population Medicine, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
    J Food Prot 69:651-9. 2006
    ....
  9. pmc Demographic determinants of acute gastrointestinal illness in Canada: a population study
    Shannon E Majowicz
    Department of Population Medicine, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Public Health 7:162. 2007
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the demographic determinants of acute gastrointestinal illness in Canadians...
  10. pmc Burden of acute gastrointestinal illness in Gálvez, Argentina, 2007
    M Kate Thomas
    Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada
    J Health Popul Nutr 28:149-58. 2010
    ..The findings suggest that a longer recall period may underestimate the burden of GI in retrospective population surveys of GI...
  11. ncbi Factors associated with the use of over-the-counter medications in cases of acute gastroenteritis in Hamilton, Ontario
    Gillian O Frosst
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON
    Can J Public Health 97:489-93. 2006
    ..This study assessed demographic and symptomatic factors associated with the use of OTC anti-nauseants (AN), anti-diarrheals (AD), and rehydration therapies (RT) in cases of acute gastroenteritis (GE)...
  12. ncbi Physician diagnostic and reporting practices for gastrointestinal illnesses in three health regions of British Columbia
    Victoria L Edge
    Foodborne, Waterborne and Zoonotic Infections Division, Public Health Agency of Canada, 255 Woodlawn Rd W, Unit 120, Guelph, ON N1H 8J1
    Can J Public Health 98:306-10. 2007
    ....
  13. doi Estimation of the costs of acute gastrointestinal illness in British Columbia, Canada
    S J Henson
    Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
    Int J Food Microbiol 127:43-52. 2008
    ..The results are comparable to those obtained in an earlier study using a similar analytical framework and data from the city of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada...
  14. doi The global burden of nontyphoidal Salmonella gastroenteritis
    Shannon E Majowicz
    Center for Food borne, Environmental and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Public Health Agency of Canada, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Infect Dis 50:882-9. 2010
    ..Salmonella infection represents a considerable burden in both developing and developed countries. Efforts to reduce transmission of salmonellae by food and other routes must be implemented on a global scale...
  15. pmc Global incidence of human Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli infections and deaths: a systematic review and knowledge synthesis
    Shannon E Majowicz
    1 School of Public Health and Health Systems, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 11:447-55. 2014
    ..Our objective was to estimate the global annual number of illnesses due to pathogenic STEC, and resultant hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), end-stage renal disease (ESRD), and death...
  16. pmc Does the public receive and adhere to boil water advisory recommendations? A cross-sectional study in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
    Andria Jones-Bitton
    Department of Population Medicine, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, N1G 2W1, Canada
    BMC Public Health 16:14. 2016
    ....
  17. pmc Epidemiology of enteric disease in C-EnterNet's pilot site - Waterloo region, Ontario, 1990 to 2004
    Victoria A Keegan
    Department of Population Medicine, University of Guelph
    Can J Infect Dis Med Microbiol 20:79-87. 2009
    ....
  18. pmc The burden of acute gastrointestinal illness in Ontario, Canada, 2005-2006
    J M Sargeant
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Epidemiol Infect 136:451-60. 2008
    ..Overall, acute gastrointestinal illness appears to pose a significant burden in the Ontario population. Further research into the specific aetiologies and risk factors is now needed to better target intervention strategies...
  19. ncbi Prevalence of diarrhoea in the community in Australia, Canada, Ireland, and the United States
    Elaine Scallan
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 34:454-60. 2005
    ..Studies in several countries have estimated the prevalence of diarrhoea in the community. However, the use of different study designs and varying case definitions has made international comparisons difficult...
  20. ncbi From stool to statistics: reporting of acute gastrointestinal illnesses in Canada
    James A Flint
    Foodborne, Waterborne and Zoonotic Infections Division, Centre for Infectious Disease Prevention and Control, Population and Public Health Branch, Health Canada
    Can J Public Health 95:309-13. 2004
    ..Given the public health value of surveillance data, a closer examination of under-reporting of enteric illnesses in Canada was warranted...