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Preliminary estimates of the burden of disease in terms of DALYs per 100,000 individuals per year for selected infections in four European countries.

By Mirjam Kretzschmar (27309), Marie-Josée J. Mangen (170760), Paulo Pinheiro (170764), Beate Jahn (170765), Eric M. Fèvre (125784), Silvia Longhi (170771), Taavi Lai (170775), Arie H. Havelaar (170779), Claudia Stein (170785), Alessandro Cassini (170788) and Piotr Kramarz (170792)


<p>The differences seen between countries (A–D) may be due to differences in surveillance and/or to differences in the (distribution of) incidence of infections in populations. STEC/VTEC, shigatoxin-producing <i>Escherichia coli</i>/verocytotoxin-producing <i>E. coli</i>; YLD, number of life years lost due to disability; YLL, number of life years lost due to premature death.</p

Topics: Biotechnology, Infectious Diseases, estimates, dalys, individuals, infections, european
Year: 2012
DOI identifier: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001205.g003
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