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Volume 26, Number 11—November 2020
Research Letter

Large Outbreak of Guillain-Barré Syndrome, Peru, 2019

César V. Munayco, Ronnie G. Gavilan, Gladys Ramirez, Manuel Loayza, Maria L. Miraval, Erin Whitehouse, Radhika Gharpure, Jesus Soares, Hans Vasquez Soplopuco, and James SejvarComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Centro Nacional de Epidemiología Prevención y Control de Enfermedades, Lima, Peru (C.V. Munayco, G. Ramirez, M. Loayza); Instituto Nacional de Salud, Lima (R.G. Gavilan, M.L. Miraval, H.V. Soplopuco); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (E. Whitehouse, R. Gharpure, J. Soares, J. Sejvar)

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Table

General characteristics of persons with Guillain-Barré syndrome, Peru, 2019

Characteristic No. cases Population Cases/100,000 population
Sex
M 401 10,416,496 3.85
F 282 10,882,518 2.59
Age, y
0–11 48 4,321,980 1.11
12–17 45 2,223,271 2.02
18–29 118 4,498,823 2.62
30–59 333 7,870,813 4.23
>60 139 2,384,127 5.83
Area
Junín 132 1,389,850 9.50
Piura 115 1,901,896 6.05
Cajamarca 53 1,543,104 3.43
La Libertad 57 1,956,389 2.91
Lambayeque 31 1,300,720 2.38
Lima 247 10,458,367 2.36
Callao 25 1,067,815 2.34
Huancavelica 10 509,117 1.96
Ancash 13 1,171,756 1.11
Total 683 21,299,014 3.21
Peru, total 709 32,526,084 2.18

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