Volume 18, Number 3—March 2012
Foodborne and Waterborne Infections in Elderly Community and Long-Term Care Facility Residents, Victoria, Australia
|Pathogen||Died of disease||Died of concurrent condition||Death status unknown||No. cases||Case-fatality rate*|
|Salmonella enterica serotype Typhimurium||3||8||183||672||1.6|
|S. enterica, other serotypes||0||7||177||596||1.2|
|Shiga toxin–producing Escherichia coli||1||0||1||12||8.3|
*Per 100 cases. Case-fatality rate for the 10-year study period was calculated by dividing the total number of deaths among case-patients by all case-patients, including those with unknown death status. NA, not applicable.
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