Recent trends in the epidemiology of shigellosis in Israel.

Abstract

We provide an update on the epidemiology of shigellosis in Israel using data generated by a sentinel laboratory-based surveillance network for the period 1998-2012. The average annual incidence of culture-proven shigellosis was 97/100 000. We estimated that each case of shigellosis accounted for 25 cases in the community indicating the high burden of… (More)
DOI: 10.1017/S0950268814000260

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