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Volume 13, Number 8—August 2007

Dispatch

Invasive Meningococcal Disease, Utah, 1995–2005

Rachelle B. Boulton*†Comments to Author , Stephen C. Alder*, Susan Mottice†, A. Peter Catinella*, and Carrie L. Byington†
Author affiliations: *University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA; †Utah Department of Health, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA;

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Table 2

Serogroup distribution of invasive meningococcal disease by period*

Neisseria meningitidis serogroup Period 1
Period 2
Utah United States p value Utah United States p value
B 32.1% 29.2% 0.5701 11.3% 39.7% 0.0002
Y 26.1% 32.0% 0.2773 50.0% 23.9% <0.0001
C 25.0% 25.5% 0.9298 15.9% 21.4% 0.3783
Other 16.7% 13.4% 0.4084 22.7% 15.0% 0.1633

*Period 1, 1995–1999; period 2, 2000–2005. US data estimates based on information collected from Active Bacterial Core surveillance sites.

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