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Volume 14, Number 5—May 2008

Research

Increasing Incidence of Listeriosis in France and Other European Countries

Véronique Goulet*Comments to Author , Craig Hedberg*†, Alban Le Monnier‡, and Henriette de Valk*
Author affiliations: *Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint Maurice, France; †University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; ‡Institut Pasteur, Paris, France;

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Table 4

Distribution of Listeria monocytogenes strains isolated in 2006 from human case-patients, by serovar and clinical forms

Characteristic No. (%) 1/2a No. (%) 1/2b No. (%) 1/2c No. (%) 4b No. (%) other Total no.
Not maternal/neonatal 76 (31) 43 (18) 11 (4) 115 (47) 1 (<1) 246
Central nervous system infection 13 (24) 9 (16) 2 (4) 30 (54) 1 (2) 55
Bacteremia 54 (31) 31 (18) 9 (5) 81 (46) 0 (0) 175
Focal infections 9 (56) 3 (19) 0 (0) 4 (25) 0 (0) 16
Maternal/neonatal
4 (12)
6 (18)
0 (0)
24 (70)
0 (0)
34
Total 80 (29) 49 (17) 11 (4) 139 (50) 1 (<1) 280

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