Guillain-Barré syndrome incidence in a large United States cohort (2000-2009).

  title={Guillain-Barr{\'e} syndrome incidence in a large United States cohort (2000-2009).},
  author={Irene M Shui and Melisa D. Rett and Eric Weintraub and Michael Marcy and Anthony A. Amato and Sarah I. Sheikh and Doreen T Ho and Grace Soyon Lee and Weiling Katherine Yih},
  volume={39 2},
BACKGROUND/AIM We describe the incidence of Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) in a large United States cohort. METHODS Between 2000 and 2009, we identified visits with an ICD-9 code for GBS (357.0) from all persons with continuous enrollment for at least 1 year. The primary case definition was restricted to emergency department and inpatient visits. We calculated age-standardized rates and used multivariate Poisson regression to assess variation in rates by sex, age, season and year of diagnosis… CONTINUE READING

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