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Table 13 FoodNet–Number of Deaths and Case Fatality Ratio 2012

Number of deaths and case fatality ratio (CFR) in 2012*, by pathogen, Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet), United States
Pathogen Total 2012
# of deaths total # of cases CFR
Total 68 19,531 0.35
Campylobacter 6 6,793 0.09
Listeria 13 121 10.74
Salmonella 33 7,800 0.42
Shigella 2 2,138 0.09
STEC§ O157 1 531 0.19
STEC non-O157 1 551 0.18
Vibrio 6 193 3.11
Yersinia 0 155 0.00
Cryptosporidium 6 1,234 0.49
Cyclospora 0 15 0.00

*Data are preliminary
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
§Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli

 
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