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Volume 14, Number 5—May 2008

CME ACTIVITY - Research

Invasive Group A Streptococcal Disease in Nursing Homes, Minnesota, 1995–2006

Jean Rainbow*Comments to Author , Brenda Jewell*, Richard N. Danila*, David Boxrud*, Bernard Beall†, Chris Van Beneden†, and Ruth Lynfield*
Author affiliations: *Minnesota Department of Health, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA; †Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA;

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Clusters of invasive group A streptococcal disease in nursing homes, Minnesota, April 1995–2006

Facility Year(s) Month of onset for first case No. cases Interval between first and second case Interval between first and last case emm type
A 1995 Apr 4 1 mo 7 mo 01
B 1996–1997 Jan 5 10 mo 16 mo 89
C 1998 Feb 2 5 mo 5 mo 01
D 2000 May 2 2 mo 2 mo 82
E 2001 Apr 2 3 wk 3 wk 01
F 2002 Feb 2 9 mo 9 mo 28
G 2002 Mar 3 3 wk 3 mo 01
H 2002–2003 Dec 3 3 mo 3.5 mo 03
I 2003 Jan 2 2 mo 2 mo 89
J 2003 May 2 1 wk 1 wk 28
K 2003 Feb 3 2 wk 9 mo 01
L 2003–2004 Dec 2 1 mo 1 mo 12
M 2004 Feb 2 4 d 4 d 05

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