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Volume 14, Number 7—July 2008

Dispatch

Sudden Onset of Pseudotuberculosis in Humans, France, 2004–05

Pascal Vincent*†‡1Comments to Author , Alexandre Leclercq§1Comments to Author , Liliane Martin§, Jean-Marie Duez¶, Michel Simonet*‡2, Elisabeth Carniel§2, and Yersinia Surveillance Network
Author affiliations: *Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM), Lille, France; †Université Lille 2, Lille; ‡Institut Pasteur de Lille, Lille; §Institut Pasteur, Paris, France; ¶Centre Hospitalier du Bocage, Dijon, France;

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Table 2

Temporal distribution of receipt ofYersinia pseudotuberculosis blood isolates, France

Period Monthly isolates*
Annual isolates
Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug
1988–89 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 6
1989–90 0 0 1 0 1 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 7
1990–91 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 7
1991–92 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 4
1992–93 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
1993–94 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 5
1994–95 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 2 0 0 0 1 8
1995–96 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 2 0 1 7
1996–97 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1997–98 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
1998–99 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2
1999–00 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 2 1 1 8
2000–01 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 4
2001–02 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
2002–03 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
2003–04 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 1 0 2 0 0 8
2004–05† 0 0 0 0 4 4 5 5 0 0 0 0 18
2005–06
0
0
0
0
0
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
4
1988–2006‡ 0 1 
(0.06)§ 2 
(0.12) 3 
(0.18) 9 
(0.53) 16 (0.94) 19 (1.12) 11 (0.65) 5 
(0.29) 10 (0.59) 2 
(0.12) 4 
(0.24) 82
(4.82)

*Received by the French Yersinia National Reference Laboratory since September 1988. To encompass the whole cold season, isolates are presented in 12-month periods from September to August.
†Period of increased number of cases.
‡Excludes 2004–05.
§Numbers in parentheses are mean monthly value over the 17 years in which case numbers were not increased.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

2These authors contributed equally to the supervision of this work.

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