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Volume 12, Number 12—December 2006

Research

Influenza, Campylobacter and Mycoplasma Infections, and Hospital Admissions for Guillain-Barré Syndrome, England

Clarence C. Tam*†Comments to Author , Sarah J. O’Brien‡, and Laura C. Rodrigues*
Author affiliations: *London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom; †Health Protection Agency, London, United Kingdom; ‡University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Table 3

Poisson regression of Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) admissions against infection reports, England, 1993–2002: unclustered lags*

PathogenAll ages<35 y35–64 y>65 y
Campylobacter7
InfluenzaR3
AR1,1
B2,5
Myplasma pneumoniae32
Haemophilus influenzae non-B87
H. influenzae B5R2
CytomegalovirusR3,56
Epstein-Barr virusR15

*Lags significant at the 0.05 level of precision but not occurring in clusters (regression models are adjusted for yearly trend, seasonal pattern [up to 6th harmonic] and public holidays).

*Lags significant at the 0.05 level of precision but not occurring in clusters (regression models are adjusted for yearly trend, seasonal pattern [up to 6th harmonic] and public holidays).

*Lags significant at the 0.05 level of precision but not occurring in clusters (regression models are adjusted for yearly trend, seasonal pattern [up to 6th harmonic] and public holidays).

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