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Volume 16, Number 1—January 2010

Research

Meningitis and a Febrile Vomiting illness Caused by Echovirus Type 4, Northern Territory, Australia

Peter G. MarkeyComments to Author , Joshua S. Davis, Gerry B. Harnett, Simon H. Williams, and David J. Speers
Author affiliations: Centre for Disease Control, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia (P.G. Markey); Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin (J.S. Davis); Queen Elizabeth II Medical Centre, Nedlands, Western Australia, Australia (G.B. Harnett, S.H. Williams, D.J. Speers)

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Table 1

Incidence of meningitis caused by echovirus type 4 virus, by age group and sex, Northern Territory, Australia, 2007

Case-patient age group, y Case-patient sex
Total no. case-patients Incidence*
M F
<1 16 12 28 1,025.0
1–4 3 3 6 54.9
5–14 11 7 18 71.4
15–24 12 11 23 94.0
25–34 3 10 13 47.3
35–44 2 1 3 11.4
45–64 2 2 4 11.3
>65
0
0
0
0.0
Total 49 46 95 59.1

*Per 100,000 population.

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