Table 1

Estimated cases of infectious intestinal disease and cases, hospitalisations, and deaths due to indigenous foodborne disease in England and Wales in 1995

Infectious intestinal diseaseInfectious foodborne disease
PathogenIncidence/per 1000 person yearsEstimated casesLaboratory reportsARIndigenous (%)Indigenous casesFoodborne (%)CasesGP presentationsHospital admissionsHospital bed daysDeaths
Totals are subject to the effects of rounding.
AR, ascertainment ratio—ratio of the estimated number of cases of illness in the population due to specific pathogens to the number of laboratory reports in the national database for laboratory confirmed infections;
NLV, Norwalk-like viruses; SLV, Sappora-like viruses; VTEC, verocytotoxin producing Escherichia coli.
Bacteria
    Aeromonas spp 12.4642 5576351011.9 67.1431 069 000000
    Bacillus spp 0.420 62887237.1100.020 628100.020 6288251501290
    Campylobacter spp 8.7451 31543 81710.3 78.4353 831 79.7281 826134 20313 28649 15967
    Clostridium perfringens 2.4124 385342363.7100.0124 385 94.4117 37061 7744947314124
    Cl difficile cytotoxin 1.682 771766410.8100.082 771 000000
    VTEC O157 0.0315847922.0 88.21396 63.0879879333189919
    Non O157 VTEC 0.0031760n/c 88.2155 63.09898372122
    Other Escherichia coli 19.471 008 9400n/c 75.0756 705 8.262 05013 85031915616
    Listeria monocytogenes 0.003170852.0100.0170 99.0168168168300759
    Salmonellas non-typhoidal 2.2115 90429 7193.9 88.2102 227 91.693 65166 894341219 787268
    S paratyphi 0.013401702.0 26.090 80.07272231440
    S typhi 0.015302652.0 26.0138 80.0110110453060
    Shigella spp 0.2713 98441133.4 75.010 488 8.2860860201030
    Staphylococcus aureus 0.2713 98959237.1100.013 989 96.013 42953723384060
    Vibrio cholerae O1/O139 0.000420102.0 00 90.000000
    V cholerae non O1/O139 0.028804420.0 11.4100 90.090454140
    Other vibrios 0.016803420.0 41.2280 65.0182913101
    Yersinia spp 6.8352 3742811254.0 92.5326 040 90.0293 43625 080140412 3598
2 831 22788 1172 224 463884 849317 65519 93596 409554
Parasites
    Cryptosporidium parvum 0.8142 01756787.4 95.0039 916 5.622191168421564
    Cyclospora cayatenensis 0.0419765238.0 26.92532 90.0479252150
    Giardia duodenalis 0.5428 29061504.6 79.1922 402 10.0224011797240
72 28311 88062 85049382599501854
Viruses
    Adenovirus 40/41 3155 456158983.9100.0155 456 000000
    Astrovirus 3.8196 915273721.3100.0196 915 10.721 168481114565
    NLV 12.5647 7012351275.5100.0647 701 10.769 62811 0524417211
    Rotavirus 7.1367 90817 11221.5100.0367 908 2.593451558481265
    SLV 2.2114 002138826.1100.0114 002 000000
1 481 98120 0321 481 981100 14117 42010735421
Unknown agents117.36 078 512 86.45 251 834 26.21 375 981174 17510452926139
Total10 464 004120 0299 021 1292 365 909511 94121 13899 874718