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Volume 9, Number 9—September 2003

Research

Early Identification of Common-Source Foodborne Virus Outbreaks in Europe

Marion Koopmans*Comments to Author , Harry Vennema*, Herre Heersma*, Elisabeth van Strien*, Yvonne van Duynhoven*, David Brown†, Marc Reacher†, Ben Lopman†, and for the European Consortium on Foodborne Viruses
Author affiliations: *National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, the Netherlands; †Public Health Laboratory Service, London, United Kingdom

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Table 3

Number of entries in the database by country of submissiona

Country No. of entries HAV ASV NLV SLV
Argentina
9


9

Austria
17


17

Canada
20


20

Switzerland
23


23

Czech Republic
1
1



Germany
167
1

166

Spain
33
18

15

Finland
90


90

France
216

24
185
7
Great Britain
509
1

505
3
Ghana
2


2

Hong Kong
7


7

Japan
363


360
3
Korea
1


1

Mexico
1


1

Netherlands
743
87
24
632

Norway
13


13

New Zealand
5


5

Russia
8


8

South Africa
9


5
4
Sweden
101


100
1
Turkey
1
1



United States 67 6 59 2

aHAV, hepatitis A virus; ASV, astrovirus; NLV, Norwalk-like viruses; SLV, Sapporo-like virus.

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1The Netherlands: M. Koopmans, H. Vennena, Y. van Duynhoven, D. E. van Strien, W. van de Poel, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment; Bilthoven; Finland: C-H von Bonsdorff, L. Maunula, Helsinki University: Denmark: B. Böttiger, K. Mølbak, F.X. Hanon, Statens Serum Institute, Copenhagen; Sweden; L. Svensson, K-O Hedlund, Maria Thorvag, Juan Carrique-Mas, Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control, Solna; UK: D. Brown, M. Reacher, J.Green, B. Lopman, Public Health Laboratory Service, London; Germany: E. Schreier, H. Gelderblom, Andrea Ammon, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin; Spain: A. Sanchez-Faquier, G. Hernández-Pezzi, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid; A. Bosch, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona; J. Buesa, Universitat de Valencia; France: F. LeGuyader, IFREMER, Nantes; P. Pothier, E. Kohli, Laboratoire de Virologie, Dijon; Italy: F. Ruggeri, D. DeMedici, Instituo di Superiore di Sanitá, Rome. In addition, outside the formal project group, M. Poljsak (Slovenia), and G. Szücs (Hungary) actively participate in the project.

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