Shigella surveillance report no. 22, April 13, 1969
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Shigella surveillance report no. 22, April 13, 1969

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      Fourth Quarter 1969

      For the fourth quarter of 1969, 2,915 isolations of shigella from humans were reported. This number represents an increase of 416 (16.6 percent) over the 2,499 isolations in the third quarter of 1969 and an increase of 139 (5.0 percent) over the 2,776 isolations in the fourth quarter of 1968 (Table I).

      Yearly Summary for 1969: In 1969, a total of 9,054* isolations of shigella were reported to NCDC. This was a decrease of 1.0 percent from the 9,146* reported in 1968. Utilizing the population estimates for July 1969, the overall U.S. attack rate was 44.8 reported isolations per million population in 1969, compared to 46.1 reported isolations per million population in 1968. Attack rates by state are depicted in Figure 9.

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      I. Summary -- II. Reported isolations -- III. Current investigations -- IV. Reports from the States -- V. Current trends and developments -- Vi. Yearly Summary for 1969.
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