Volume 8, Number 4—April 2002
Invasive Group A Streptococcal Infections, Israel
|Religiona||Number (n=133)||%||Annual incidenceb|
aThe Orthodox Jewish cohort is included in the Jewish cohort.
bAnnual incidence = cases per 100,000 population.
1Israeli Group for the Study of Infections Caused by Streptococcus pyogenes: V. Agmon, A. Mates, Ministry of Health Streptococcal Reference Laboratory; E. Ambun, Barzilai Hospital, Ashkelon; E. Azam, French Hospital, Nazareth; S. Berger, Y. Igra, Ichilov Medical Center, Tel Aviv; I. Boldur, A. Itzhaki, Assaf Haroffe Hospital, Zriffin; N. Chashan, R. Finkelstein, Ramban Hospital, Haifa; Y. Glick, Laniado Hospital, Natanya; R. Gutman, M. Dan, Wolfson Medical Center, Holon; E. Halperin, Bikur Cholim Hospital, Jerusalem; M. Kaupstein, D. Chasin, Hillel Yaffe Hospital, Hedera; N. Keller, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer; R. Kolodney, R. Raz, Haemek Hospital, Afula; A. Lefler, Naharia Hospital; D. Lev, M. Efros, Carmel Hospital, Haifa; A. Linben, Poryia Hospital, Tiberias; M. Maayan, M. Chovers, Meir Hospital, Kfar Saba; A. Miskin, Z. Landau, Kaplan Hospital, Rehovot; I. Moskovitz, Hasharon Hospital, Petah Tiqva; G. Rahav, D. Engelstein, Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem; Z. Samra, A. Bushara, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tiqva; I. Sarugo, I. Potesman, Bnei Zion Hospital, Haifa; Y. Schlezinger, B. Rodensky, D. Atias, Share Zedek Hospital, Jerusalem; M. Shechter, Ziv Hospital, Zafat; and P. Yagupsky, Soroka Medical Center, Beer Sheva
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