Unexplained deaths and critical illnesses of suspected infectious cause, Taiwan, 2000-2005

Tsung Hsi Wang, Kuo Chen Wei, Donald Dah Shyong Jiang, Chan Hsian Chiu, Shan Chwen Chang, Jung Der Wang

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Abstract

We report 5 years' surveillance data from the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control on unexplained deaths and critical illnesses suspected of being caused by infection. A total of 130 cases were reported; the incidence rate was 0.12 per 100,000 person-years; and infectious causes were identified for 81 cases (62%).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1653-1655
Number of pages3
JournalEmerging infectious diseases
Volume14
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Oct

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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