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Volume 19, Number 3—March 2013

Increasing Pneumocystis Pneumonia, England, UK, 2000–2010

Rishma Maini, Katherine L. HendersonComments to Author , Elizabeth A. Sheridan, Theresa Lamagni, Gordon Nichols, Valerie Delpech, and Nick Phin
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Health Protection Agency, London, UK (R. Maini, K.L. Henderson, E.A. Sheridan, T. Lamagni, G. Nichols, V. Delpech, N. Phin); University of Chester, Chester, UK (N. Phin)

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Table 1

Annual change in incidence rate of Pneumocystis jirovecii cases, England, UK, 2000–2010*

Surveillance system Total no. cases Annual incidence rate ratio (95% CI)†
Laboratory reporting 765 1.07 (1.05–1.09)
Hospital admissions‡ 2,258 1.09 (1.08–1.11)
HIV surveillance data 779 0.94 (0.92–0.96)
Death registrations 722 1.04 (1.01–1.06)

*Midyear population estimates used.
†p<0.001 for all.
‡Excludes P. jirovecii diagnoses for patients with diagnosed HIV infection.

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