Sentinel listeriosis surveillance in selected hospitals, China, 2013–2017

Weiwei Li, Li Bai, Xiaochen Ma, Xiuli Zhang, Xinpeng Li, Xiaorong Yang, Jennifer Y. Huang, Séamus Fanning, Yunchang Guo*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

During 2013–2017, a total of 211 cases of listeriosis were reported by 64 sentinel hospitals in China to a national foodborne disease surveillance network. The average case-fatality rate was 31.2% for perinatal cases and 16.4% for nonperinatal cases. Sequence types 87 and 8 were the most prevalent types.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2274-2277
Number of pages4
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Volume25
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01 Dec 2019
Externally publishedYes

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
This research is funded by the National Key Research and

Funding Information:
This research is funded by the National Key Research and Development Program of China (grant no. 2017YFC1601503).

Publisher Copyright:
© 2019 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). All rights reserved.

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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