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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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Annual incidence of listeriosis in 8 European countries

Country Source 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Belgium Scientific Institute of Public Health* 4.7 5.6 4.3 7.3 8.6 5.9 6.4†
Denmark Statens Serum Institut‡ 7.5 7.1 5.2 5.4 7.6 8.5 10.3†
England-Wales Health Protection Agency§ 1.9 2.8 2.6 4.5 4.0 3.5 3.5
Finland National Public Health Institute¶ 3.5 5.4 3.8 7.9 6.7 6.8 8.5
Germany Robert Koch Institute# 2.6 2.9 3.1† 3.6† 6.2 6.2†
Netherlands National Institute of Public Health** 2 3 3 5.6†† 3.9†
Sweden Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control‡‡ 5.9 7.5 4.4 5.3 4.7 4.4 4.6
Switzerland Office Fédéral de la Santé Publique§§ 5.1 3.8 6.1 7.8 9.8 9.1

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