Volume 18, Number 2—February 2012
Diphtheria in the Postepidemic Period, Europe, 2000–2009
|Characteristic||Patient description†||No. toxigenic isolates (no. deaths)
|United Kingdom||Total||7 (1)||3||2||2||1||2||2 (1)||3||3||2|
|No. symptomatic patients||NA||8||6||3||3||5||4||5||7||4||5|
|No. isolates||NA||8 (1)||6 (1)||4||3||6||4||6 (1)||7||4||5|
*DIPNET, Diphtheria Surveillance Network; NA, not applicable
†If only total is shown for a country, all patients were symptomatic.
1Additional members of the Diphtheria Surveillance Network who contributed data are listed in Technical Appendix 1.
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