Erratum: Vol. 68, No. 16
Weekly / May 24, 2019 / 68(20);465
In the report “Preliminary Incidence and Trends of Infections with Pathogens Transmitted Commonly Through Food — Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network, 10 U.S. Sites, 2015–2018,” in the figure on page 371 (Figure 1), for Shiga toxin–producing Escherichia coli (STEC), the value for 2018 culture-independent diagnostic test (CIDT)–positive, culture-positive cases should have been 1,559, resulting in a total of 2,925 STEC cases in 2018, as seen in the Table on page 370.
FIGURE 1. Number of infections diagnosed by culture or culture-independent diagnostic tests (CIDTs), by pathogen, year, and culture status — CDC’s Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network,* 2015–2018†
Abbreviation: STEC = Shiga toxin–producing Escherichia coli.
* Connecticut, Georgia, Maryland, Minnesota, New Mexico, Oregon, Tennessee, and selected counties in California, Colorado, and New York.
† Data for 2018 are preliminary.
Suggested citation for this article: Erratum: Vol. 68, No. 16. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2019;68:465. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm6820a5external icon.
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