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Emerg Infect Dis. 2013 Nov;19(11):1828-31. doi: 10.3201/eid1911.120900.

Increased incidence of Campylobacter spp. infection and high rates among children, Israel.

Abstract

During 1999-2010, the annual incidence of Campylobacter spp. infection in Israel increased from 31.04 to 90.99 cases/100,000 population, a yearly increase of 10.24%. Children <2 years of age were disproportionally affected; incidence in this age group (356.12 cases/100,000 population) was >26-fold higher than for the 30-<50 age group.

KEYWORDS:

Campylobacter; Campylobacter coli; Campylobacter jejuni; Israel; Poisson distribution; bacteria; campylobacteriosis; children; enteric infections; epidemiology; foodborne illnesses; incidence; pediatric

PMID:
24188185
PMCID:
PMC3837641
DOI:
10.3201/eid1911.120900
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