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Table 12a FoodNet–Number and Percentage of Hospitalizations for Persons <5 Years 2012

Number and percentage of hospitalizations in 2012*, by pathogen, for persons aged <5 years, Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet), United States
Pathogen <5
#
of
hospitalizations
total # cases % hospitalized
Total 659 3,595 18.33
Campylobacter 66 726 9.09
Listeria 5 5 100
Salmonella 425 1,914 22.20
Shigella 82 510 16.08
STEC§ O157 45 142 31.69
STEC non-O157 11 145 7.59
Vibrio 0 2 0.00
Yersinia 12 40 30.00
Cryptosporidium 13 111 11.71
Cyclospora 0 0 0.00

*Data are preliminary. 10 records with missing age not included.
Listeria cases defined as isolation of L. monocytogenes from a normally sterile site or, in the setting of miscarriage or stillbirth, isolation of L. monocytogenes from placental or fetal tissue. In cases of pregnancy-associated listeriosis, case may be mother, infant, or both, depending on source(s) of isolation.
§Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli

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Table 12b FoodNet–Number and Percentage of Hospitalizations for Persons 5–9 Years 2012

Number and percentage of hospitalizations in 2012*, by pathogen, for persons aged 5-9 years, Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet), United States
Pathogen 5–9
#
of
hospitalizations
total # cases % hospitalized
Total 286 1,596 17.92
Campylobacter 24 324 7.41
Listeria 0 0 0
Salmonella 119 594 20.03
Shigella 85 454 18.72
STEC§ O157 29 71 40.85
STEC non-O157 6 41 14.63
Vibrio 0 8 0.00
Yersinia 7 9 77.78
Cryptosporidium 16 95 16.84
Cyclospora 0 0 0.00

*Data are preliminary. 10 records with missing age not included.
Listeria cases defined as isolation of L. monocytogenes from a normally sterile site or, in the setting of miscarriage or stillbirth, isolation of L. monocytogenes from placental or fetal tissue. In cases of pregnancy-associated listeriosis, case may be mother, infant, or both, depending on source(s) of isolation.
§Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli

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Table 12c FoodNet–Number and Percentage of Hospitalizations for Persons 10–19 Years 2012

Number and percentage of hospitalizations in 2012*, by pathogen, for persons aged 10-19 years, Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet), United States
Pathogen 10–19
#
of
hospitalizations
total # cases % hospitalized
Total 331 1,842 17.97
Campylobacter 88 599 14.69
Listeria 2 2 100
Salmonella 145 716 20.25
Shigella 38 188 20.21
STEC§ O157 31 105 29.52
STEC non-O157 12 105 11.43
Vibrio 2 9 22.22
Yersinia 3 10 30.00
Cryptosporidium 10 108 9.26
Cyclospora 0 0 0.00

*Data are preliminary. 10 records with missing age not included.
Listeria cases defined as isolation of L. monocytogenes from a normally sterile site or, in the setting of miscarriage or stillbirth, isolation of L. monocytogenes from placental or fetal tissue. In cases of pregnancy-associated listeriosis, case may be mother, infant, or both, depending on source(s) of isolation.
§Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli

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Table 12d FoodNet–Number and Percentage of Hospitalizations for Persons 20–64 Years 2012

Number and percentage of hospitalizations in 2012*, by pathogen, for persons aged 20-64 years, Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet), United States
Pathogen 20–64
#
of
hospitalizations
total # cases % hospitalized
Total 2,172 9,984 21.75
Campylobacter 578 4,207 13.74
Listeria 48 50 96.00
Salmonella 1,021 3,517 29.03
Shigella 250 898 27.84
STEC§ O157 52 168 30.95
STEC non-O157 40 204 19.61
Vibrio 25 125 20.00
Yersinia 19 66 28.79
Cryptosporidium 137 736 18.61
Cyclospora 2 13 15.38

*Data are preliminary. 10 records with missing age not included.
Listeria cases defined as isolation of L. monocytogenes from a normally sterile site or, in the setting of miscarriage or stillbirth, isolation of L. monocytogenes from placental or fetal tissue. In cases of pregnancy-associated listeriosis, case may be mother, infant, or both, depending on source(s) of isolation.
§Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli

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Table 12e FoodNet–Number and Percentage of Hospitalizations for Persons ≥65 Years 2012

Number and percentage of hospitalizations in 2012*, by pathogen, for persons aged ≥65 years, Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet), United States
Pathogen ≥ 65
#
of
hospitalizations
total # cases % hospitalized
Total 1,114 2,504 44.49
Campylobacter 287 934 30.73
Listeria 61 64 95.31
Salmonella 574 1,054 54.46
Shigella 36 87 41.38
STEC§ O157 30 45 66.67
STEC non-O157 19 56 33.93
Vibrio 28 48 58.33
Yersinia 18 30 60.00
Cryptosporidium 60 184 32.61
Cyclospora 1 2 50.00

*Data are preliminary. 10 records with missing age not included.
Listeria cases defined as isolation of L. monocytogenes from a normally sterile site or, in the setting of miscarriage or stillbirth, isolation of L. monocytogenes from placental or fetal tissue. In cases of pregnancy-associated listeriosis, case may be mother, infant, or both, depending on source(s) of isolation.
§Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli

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