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Table 12a FoodNet–Number and Percentage of Hospitalizations for Persons <5 Years 2011

Number and percentage of hospitalizations in 2011*, by pathogen, for persons aged <5 years, Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet), United States
Pathogen #
of
hospitalizations
total # cases % hospitalized
Total 632 3,603 17.54
Campylobacter 76 734 10.35
Listeria 4 4 100
Salmonella 414 2,047 20.22
Shigella 51 389 13.11
STEC§ O157 42 111 37.84
STEC non-O157 9 146 6.16
Vibrio 1 5 20.00
Yersinia 11 36 30.56
Cryptosporidium 24 131 18.32
Cyclospora 0 0 0.00

*Data are preliminary. 19 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 2011

Number and percentage of hospitalizations in 2011*, by pathogen, for persons aged 5-9 years, Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet), United States
Pathogen #
of
hospitalizations
total # cases % hospitalized
Total 255 1,434 17.78
Campylobacter 42 318 13.21
Listeria 0 0 0.00
Salmonella 114 626 18.21
Shigella 50 297 16.84
STEC§ O157 33 61 54.10
STEC non-O157 5 51 9.80
Vibrio 1 4 25.00
Yersinia 1 6 16.67
Cryptosporidium 9 71 12.68
Cyclospora 0 0 0.00

*Data are preliminary. 19 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 2011

Number and percentage of hospitalizations in 2011*, by pathogen, for persons aged 10-19 years, Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet), United States
Pathogen #
of
hospitalizations
total # cases % hospitalized
Total 331 1,873 17.67
Campylobacter 65 603 10.78
Listeria 2 2 100
Salmonella 159 771 20.62
Shigella 23 120 19.17
STEC§ O157 27 78 34.62
STEC non-O157 26 113 23.01
Vibrio 3 17 17.65
Yersinia 7 19 36.84
Cryptosporidium 19 149 12.75
Cyclospora 0 1 0.00

*Data are preliminary. 19 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 2011

Number and percentage of hospitalizations in 2011*, by pathogen, for persons aged 20-64 years, Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet), United States
Pathogen #
of
hospitalizations
total # cases % hospitalized
Total 2,032 9,445 21.51
Campylobacter 550 4,176 13.17
Listeria 44 50 88.00
Salmonella 984 3,343 29.43
Shigella 169 649 26.04
STEC§ O157 65 160 40.63
STEC non-O157 33 161 20.50
Vibrio 29 98 29.59
Yersinia 17 55 30.91
Cryptosporidium 140 736 19.02
Cyclospora 1 17 5.88

*Data are preliminary. 19 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 2011

Number and percentage of hospitalizations in 2011*, by pathogen, for persons aged ≥65 years, Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet), United States
Pathogen #
of
hospitalizations
total # cases % hospitalized
Total 1,037 2,423 42.80
Campylobacter 266 902 29.49
Listeria 77 78 98.72
Salmonella 503 971 51.80
Shigella 27 58 46.55
STEC§ O157 34 53 64.15
STEC non-O157 17 38 44.74
Vibrio 15 30 50.00
Yersinia 20 42 47.62
Cryptosporidium 76 247 30.77
Cyclospora 2 4 50.00

*Data are preliminary. 19 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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