Maria João Cardoso

Maria João Cardoso
Österreichische Agentur für Gesundheit und Ernährungssicherheit | AGES · Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hygiene

Master of Science

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6 Research Items
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Additional affiliations
February 2020 - May 2020
University of Coimbra
Position
  • Research Assistant
May 2019 - present
Istituto Superiore di Sanità
Position
  • Fellow
September 2018 - March 2019
Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Position
  • Research Associate

Publications

Publications (6)
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C ampylobacter spp. are the most common bacterial pathogens associated with human gastroenteritis in industrialized countries. Contaminated chicken is the food vehicle associated with the majority of reported cases of campylobacteriosis, either by the consumption of undercooked meat or via cross- contamination of ready-to-eat (RTE) foods during the...
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Nontyphoidal salmonellae are among the most prevalent foodborne pathogens causing gastrointestinal infections worldwide. A high number of cases and outbreaks of salmonellosis are associated with the consumption of eggs and egg products, and several of these occur at the household level. The aim of the current study is to critically evaluate the cur...
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About 40% of foodborne infections are acquired in the home. The aim of the present study was to track contamination of pathogens during domestic food preparation and link the contamination to preparation practices. Research participants from 87 households in six European countries were observed and interviewed during shopping and preparation of a c...
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Contaminated poultry is the major vehicle for consumer's exposure to Campylobacter. This study aimed to perceive potential cross-contamination events during preparation of raw poultry that can contribute to the spread of Campylobacter spp. in domestic kitchen environments and to understand consumers' meanings and justifications on preparation of a...
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The aim of this study was to conduct a preliminary investigation on the occurrence of Salmonella spp. in eggs from chickens raised in backyards in Portugal and Romania. A lack of compliance with safety practices by chicken owners, was demonstrated, especially in Portugal, as 96% of the eggs were visibly dirty and 92.5% were stored at room temperatu...

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Projects (2)
Project
Funded by Horizon2020 and coordinated by Nofima. The project will run for five years with 32 partners in 14 countries in Europe. The overall objective is to reduce health burden from foodborne illnesses. http://safeconsume.eu/
Project
Funded by Horizon2020 and coordinated by Nofima. The project will run for five years with 32 partners in 14 countries in Europe. The overall objective is to reduce health burden from foodborne illnesses. http://safeconsume.eu/