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The epidemiology of human salmonellosis in New Zealand, 1997-2008

Lal, Aparna; Baker, Michael; French, Nigel P; Dufour, M; Hales, Simon


This study describes the epidemiology of human salmonellosis in New Zealand using notified, hospitalized and fatal cases over a 12-year period (1997–2008). The average annual incidence for notifications was 42·8/100 000 population and 3·6/100 000 population for hospitalizations. Incidence was about twice as high in summer as in winter. Rural areas had higher rates than urban areas (rate ratio 1·23, 95% confidence interval 1·22–1·24 for notifications) and a distinct spring peak. Incidence was...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Epidemiology and Infection
DOI: 10.1017/S0950268811002470


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