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Volume 20, Number 11—November 2014

Sequelae of Foodborne Illness Caused by 5 Pathogens, Australia, Circa 2010

Laura Ford, Martyn KirkComments to Author , Kathryn Glass, and Gillian Hall
Author affiliations: Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

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Table 2

Sequelae multipliers extracted from the literature about domestically acquired foodborne bacterial gastroenteriti*

Sequelae ICD-10-AM code Incidence after bacterial infection, %
GBS, median (range) G61.0 0.0304 (0.0192–0.0945)
HUS, median (95% CI)
3 (1.7–5.1)
IBS, median (90% CrI) K58.0 8.8 (7.2–10.4)


ReA, median (range) M02.1 7–12 (0–26)

*CrI. credible interval; GBS, Guillain-Barré syndrome; HUS, hemolytic uremic syndrome; IBS, irritable bowel syndrome; ICD-10-AM, International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Australian Modification; ReA, reactive arthritis.

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