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Table 7 Hospitalisation episodes1 due to HUS* in Australia 1999/2000 to 2007/2008

From: Epidemiology of Shiga toxin producing Escherichia coli in Australia, 2000-2010

Year Number of Hospitalisations Hospitalisations per 100,000 per year
1999/2000 47 0.25
2000/01 64 0.35
2001/02 50 0.25
2002/03 82 0.41
2003/04 45 0.22
2004/05 110 0.54
2005/06 91 0.44
2006/07 76 0.36
2007/08 105 0.49
Total 670 0.37
  1. 1Principle diagnosis (not including additional diagnoses) *diarrhoea and non diarrhoea associated HUS included in this table