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Table 2 Domestically acquired and imported Yersinia enterocolitica infections, 2001-2008

From: Epidemiology of reported Yersinia enterocolitica infections in Germany, 2001-2008

  Serotype (%)      
Most likely country
of infection
O:3 O:9 O:5,27 O:8 Other Total
Germany 97.4 96.4 95.8 95.1 96.7 97.3
Other European countries 1.9 1.9 1.5 0.0 1.9 1.9
Non-European countries 0.7 1.7 2.6 4.9 1.4 0.8
  1. Reported frequency of country of infection is listed for different serotypes (as percentages). Total number of reported serotypes with available information on country of infection: O:3, n = 30,513; O:9, n = 2,006; O:5,27, n = 265; O:8, n = 61; other serotypes, n = 1,434. Category "other European countries" includes EU member states (without Germany) plus Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland.