Temperature-driven Campylobacter seasonality in England and Wales.

  title={Temperature-driven Campylobacter seasonality in England and Wales.},
  author={Val{\'e}rie R Louis and Iain A Gillespie and Sarah J O'Brien and Estelle Russek-Cohen and Andrew D. J. Pearson and Rita R. Colwell},
  journal={Applied and environmental microbiology},
  volume={71 1},
Campylobacter incidence in England and Wales between 1990 and 1999 was examined in conjunction with weather conditions. Over the 10-year interval, the average annual rate was determined to be 78.4 +/- 15.0 cases per 100,000, with an upward trend. Rates were higher in males than in females, regardless of age, and highest in children less than 5 years old. Major regional differences were detected, with the highest rates in Wales and the southwest and the lowest in the southeast. The disease… CONTINUE READING

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