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Amebiasis
-Contaminated raw
vegetables;
contaminated water

INCUBATION TIME
(Onset of Symptoms)-A few days to several
months or years.
Commonly 2 to 4
weeks
Trichinosis
(Trichiniasis,
Trichinellosis)
-Raw or insufficiently
cooked flesh of
animals; animals
containing viable
encysted larvae,
chiefly pork and pork
products, and beef
products adulterated
with raw pork

INCUBATION TIME
(Onset of Symptoms)-5 to 45 days, usually
10 to 14 days
Taeniasis due to
Taenia Solium
Intestinal Form (Pork
Tapeworm)
-Raw or uncooked
infected pork

INCUBATION TIME
(Onset of Symptoms)-8 to 12 weeks
Cysticerosis (Infection
by Taenia solium
cystericercus)
-Food or water
contaminated with the
eggs of Taenia solium

INCUBATION TIME
(Onset of Symptoms)-A few months to 30
years
Taenia saginata
Infection (Beef
Tapeworm)
-Raw or uncooked
beef

INCUBATION TIME
(Onset of Symptoms)-10 to 14 weeks
Diphyllocothriasis
(Broad or Fish
Tapeworm infection)
-Raw or inadequately
cooked fresh water
fish

-3 to 6 weeks
Anisakiasis
-Inadequately treated
(frozen, salted,
smoked) salt water
fish or squid

INCUBATION TIME
(Onset of Symptoms)
-Gastric symptoms
within 4 to 6 hours of
ingestion. Symptoms
referable to the small
and large bowel within
a few days or weeks.
Viral Hepatitis A
(Infectious Hepatitis)
Foods usually
involved-Contaminated water
and food, including
milk, sliced meats,
salads, and raw or
undercooked
mollusks
Incubation Time
(Onset of Symptoms)-15 to 50 days,
average 28 to 30
days
Epidemic Viral
Gastroenteropathy
(Norwalk type
disease)
-Clams, oysters,
cockles, green
salads, pastry, and
frostings

INCUBATION TIME-24 to 48 hours,
usually 12 to 36 hours
Salmonellosis
-Raw (especially
cracked) eggs, egg
products, raw milk
and products, poultry,
pet turtles and chicks.

INCUBATION TIME-6 to 72 hours, range
10 to 51 hours
Typhoid Fever
-Food or water
contaminated by
feces or urine of a
patient or carrier.
Shellfish from sewage
contaminated water.
Flies can infect foods.

INCUBATION TIME-Usually 1 to 3 weeks
Yersiniosis
-Inadequate cooking,
contamination after
pasteurization,
contamination of
foods by water,
rodents, other
animals.

INCUBATION TIME-24 to 36 hours
Shigellosis (Bacillary
dysentery)
-Food or water
contaminated by
feces from a patient
or carrier. Any direct
or indirect fecal-oral
transmission from a
patient or carrier.
Water, milk,
cockroach and flyborne
transmission
may occur from direct
fecal contamination.

INCUBATION TIME-1 to 7 days, usually 1
to 3 days
Diarrhea caused by
campylobacteria
(Campylobacter
enteritis, Vibrionic
enteritis)
-Food or
unpasteurized milk or
water. Contact with
infected pets
(especially puppies
and kittens), wild
animals, or infected
infants; and possibly
food crosscontaminated
with
these sources.

INCUBATION TIME-1 to 10 days, usually
3 to 5 days
Brucellosis (Undulant
fever, Malta fever)
-Raw milk, daily
products (cheese)
from infected animals.
Contact with infected
animals or their
tissues, blood, urine,
vaginal discharges,
aborted fetuses, and
placentas.

INCUBATION TIME-1 to 10 days, usually
3 to 5 days
Leptospiros (Weil's
disease, Hemorrhagic
jaundice)
-Food contaminated
with urine of infected
rats. Abraded skin or
mucous membrane
contact with water
moist soil or
vegetation
contaminated with
urine of infected
animals.

INCUBATION TIME-4 to 19 days, usually
10 days
Streptococcal
Diseases caused by
Group A (Beta
Hemolytic)
Streptococci
(Streptococcal sore
throat)
-Milk, milk products,
egg salad, deviled
hard boiled eggs.

INCUBATION TIME-1 to 3 days, rarely
longer
Tuberculosis (TB),
Bovine
-Raw unpasteurized
milk or dairy products.


INCUBATION TIME-About 4 to 12 weeks,
the risk of infection
remains greatest for 1
to 2 years after
infection. Risk may
persist for lifetime as
a latent infection.
Tularemia (Rabbit
Fever)
-Insufficiently cooked
rabbit or hare meat;
contaminated water.

INCUBATION TIME-2 to 10 days, usually
3 days
Q Fever (Query
Fever)
-Raw milk from
infected cows

INCUBATION TIME-Usually 2 to 3 weeks
Listerosis
-Inadequate cooking,
failure to properly
pasteurize milk,
prolonged
refrigeration.


INCUBATION TIME-3 to 21 days, maybe
longer