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Volume 18, Number 2—February 2012

Research

Diphtheria in the Postepidemic Period, Europe, 2000–2009

Karen S. WagnerComments to Author , Joanne M. White, Irina Lucenko, David Mercer, Natasha S. Crowcroft, Shona Neal, Androulla Efstratiou, and on behalf of the Diphtheria Surveillance Network
Author affiliations: Health Protection Agency, London, UK (K.S. Wagner, J.M. White, N.S. Crowcroft, S. Neal, A. Efstratiou); State Agency Infectology Center of Latvia, Riga, Latvia (I. Lucenko); World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark (D. Mercer); Public Health Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (N.S. Crowcroft); University of Toronto Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Toronto (N.S. Crowcroft)

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Figure 3

Diphtheria incidence per 1 million person-years for Latvia (Corynebacterium diphtheriae, 2002–2009) and the remaining 24 Diphtheria Surveillance Network (DIPNET) countries (C. diphtheriae and C. ulcerans, 2000–2009). Error bars indicate 95% CIs. The period 2002–2009 excludes the military outbreak in 2000 and cases from 2001 for which limited information was available.

Figure 3. Diphtheria incidence per 1 million person-years for Latvia (Corynebacterium diphtheriae, 2002–2009) and the remaining 24 Diphtheria Surveillance Network (DIPNET) countries (C. diphtheriae and C. ulcerans, 2000–2009). Error bars indicate 95% CIs. The period 2002–2009 excludes the military outbreak in 2000 and cases from 2001 for which limited information was available.

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1Additional members of the Diphtheria Surveillance Network who contributed data are listed in Technical Appendix 1.

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