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Przegl Epidemiol. 2010;64(2):221-30.

[Salmonellosis in Poland in 2008].

[Article in Polish]

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  • 1Zakład Epidemiologii, Narodowego Instytutu Zdrowia Publicznego - Państwowego Zakładu Higieny w Warszawie.


In 2008, 9 608 salmonellosis cases were reported, the incidence was 25.2 per 100 000 population. Among them 9 478 cases were intestinal and 130 were extraintestinal. Salmonellosis was cause of death in 6 cases. In total 201 outbreaks were reported involving 1 647 cases. The most common type of outbreaks were household outbreaks. The most frequently isolated serotype in outbreaks and single cases was S. Enteritidis. Like in previous years the highest incidence was in children aged 2 (307 per 100 000 population). In years 2005-2008, 604 cases ofextraintestinal salmonellosis were reported. Most of them was sepsis and bacteremia. Underlying diseases were noted in 57% of cases. In the period 86 persons died, but extraintestinal salmonellosis was cause of death in 10 of them.

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