Metrics for Salmonella, Shiga toxin-producing E. coli, and Listeria (SSL) were developed, tested, and are fully implemented in all FoodCORE centers. SSL metrics are also reported by some centers for Shigella and Campylobacter. Learn more about the SSL Metrics.
Metrics for norovirus, other enteric disease pathogens, such as Cryptosporidium or Giardia, and outbreaks of unknown etiology (NOU) were developed, tested, and fully implemented in all FoodCORE centers. Other etiologies are enteric illnesses with determined etiology that are not Salmonella, Shiga toxin-producing E. coli, Listeria, Shigella, Campylobacter, or norovirus. Unknown etiologies are enteric illness with no determined/identified etiology from case, product, or environmental testing to indicate the etiologic agent. Learn more about the NOU Metrics.