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Volume 22, Number 7—July 2016

Two Linked Enteroinvasive Escherichia coli Outbreaks, Nottingham, UK, June 2014

Sophie NewittComments to Author , Vanessa MacGregor, Vivienne Robbins, Laura Bayliss, Marie Anne Chattaway, Tim Dallman, Derren Ready, Heather Aird, Richard Puleston, and Jeremy Hawker
Author affiliations: Public Health England, Nottingham, UK (S. Newitt, V. MacGregor, V. Robbins, L. Bayliss, R. Puleston); Public Health England, London, UK (M. Chattaway, T. Dallman, D. Ready); Public Health England, York, UK (H. Aird); Public Health England, Birmingham, UK, and National Institute of Health Research, Liverpool, UK (J. Hawker)

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Table 2

Characteristics of case-patients from EIEC outbreaks A and B, Nottingham, United Kingdom, June 2014*

Characteristics Outbreak A, n = 107 Outbreak B, n = 15
Male sex, % 52 67
Median age, y (IQR) 30 (15–39) 34 (12–36)
Dates exposed June 18–26 June 24
Onset dates June 22–27 June 24–26
Median incubation period, hours (IQR) 24 (17–34) 11 (10–19)
Contacted GP, no. (%) 55 (51.4) 8 (53)
Contacted hospital, no. (%) 21 (19.6) 0 (0)
Median duration of illness, d (IQR)
7 (3–10)
4 (2–10)
*EIEC, enteroinvasive Escherichia coli; GP, general practice medical doctor; IQR, interquartile range.

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