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Volume 23, Number 9—September 2017

Research

Estimated Annual Numbers of Foodborne Pathogen–Associated Illnesses, Hospitalizations, and Deaths, France, 2008–2013

Dieter Van CauterenComments to Author , Yann Le Strat, Cécile Sommen, Mathias Bruyand, Mathieu Tourdjman, Nathalie Jourdan Da Silva, Elisabeth Couturier, Nelly Fournet, Henriette de Valk, and Jean-Claude Desenclos
Author affiliations: Santé Publique France, Saint-Maurice, France

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Table 2

Methods used to estimate the number of pathogen-specific hospitalizations, France, 2008–2013*

Pathogen Method
Bacillus cereus Proportion of hospitalizations for AG applied to annual no. of illnesses for the pathogen
Campylobacter spp. Annual no. persons hospitalized with a specific ICD-10 code in FHIS
Clostridium botulinum Mandatory notification data
Clostridium perfringens Proportion of hospitalizations for AG applied to annual no. of illnesses for the pathogen
Hepatitis A virus Annual no. persons hospitalized with a specific ICD-10 code in FHIS
Hepatitis E virus Annual no. persons hospitalized with a specific ICD-10 code in FHIS
Listeria monocytogenes Mandatory notification data
Norovirus Proportion of hospitalizations for AG applied to annual no. of illnesses for the pathogen
Salmonella spp., nontyphoidal Annual no. persons hospitalized with a specific ICD-10 code in FHIS
Shiga toxin–producing Escherichia coli Salmonella spp. and Campylobacter spp. data used as a proxy
Shigella spp. Annual no. persons hospitalized with a specific ICD-10 code in FHIS
Staphylococcus aureus Proportion of hospitalizations for AG applied to annual no. of illnesses for the pathogen
Taenia saginata Annual no. persons hospitalized with a specific ICD-10 code in FHIS
Toxoplasma gondii Annual no. persons hospitalized with a specific ICD-10 code in FHIS
Yersinia spp. Annual no. persons hospitalized with a specific ICD-10 code in FHIS

*AG, acute gastroenteritis; FHIS, French Hospital Information System; ICD-10, International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision (http://www.who.int/classifications/icd/en/).

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