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Volume 18, Number 2—February 2012

Dispatch

Invasive Pneumococcal Pneumonia and Respiratory Virus Co-infections

Hong Zhou1, Michael HaberComments to Author , Susan Ray, Monica M. Farley, Catherine A. Panozzo, and Keith P. Klugman
Author affiliations: Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (H. Zhou, M. Haber, S. Ray, M.M. Farley, K.P. Klugman); University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA (C.A. Panozzo)

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Table 1

IPP incidence and associated factors, 11 seasons, Atlanta, Georgia, USA*

Season No. IPP
cases No. IPP cases/10 million population No. influenza
isolates No. influenza isolates/100 specimens No. RSV
detections No. RSV detections/100 specimens Temperature,
oF† Precipitation, inches‡ Sunshine,
h‡
1994–95 633 26.75 1,203 12.67 2,116 23.41 57.44 0.81 79.46
1995–96 643 26.54 916 11.76 2,016 26.25 52.31 1.31 79.38
1996–97 653 26.33 1,382 15.87 1,635 18.64 55.24 0.89 79.30
1997–98 673 25.73 1,876 19.46 1,682 16.83 53.09 1.16 79.78
1998–99 599 23.04 2,073 21.01 1,672 15.61 56.42 0.59 79.60
1999–00 600 22.57 1,532 16.29 878 22.31 55.53 0.62 79.51
2000–01 516 18.97 1,409 15.31 3,458 21.45 52.97 0.85 79.43
2001–02 342 12.34 2,045 20.44 2,001 15.70 56.08 0.66 79.34
2002–03 336 11.90 1,287 14.81 1,713 14.23 53.85 1.18 79.27
2003–04 360 12.19 4122 28.69 4,227 18.50 55.07 0.63 79.75
2004–05 328 11.25 3813 23.34 3,415 14.34 54.94 1.08 79.56
Total 5683 NA 21,658 NA 24,813 NA NA 9.78 874.37
Mean 517 19.78 1,969 NA 2,256 NA 54.81 0.89 79.49

*Virus data from US Census South Atlantic Region (www.census.gov/geo/www/us_regdiv.pdf). IPP, invasive pneumococcal pneumonia; RSV, respiratory syncytial virus; NA, not applicable.
†Seasonal mean calculated from weekly means.
‡Seasonal mean calculated from weekly totals.

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1Current affiliation: Columbus Technologies and Services, Inc., Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

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