Model for improving campylobacter management
Massey PhD student Jing Liao has created a refined model for understanding the source of campylobacter infections, which may be a key management tool for public health officials around the world.
The pathogen campylobacter, which causes the gastrointestinal infection campylobacteriosis, is the most frequently notified enteric disease in New Zealand, according to the Ministry of Health, and places an incredible stress on the public health system.
The work seeks model the potential sources and pathways of infections, in order to identify where the highest risks are and where interventions will do the most good.
Find out more