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Cases in England and Wales, 1983 - 2012

Listeria monocytogenes
Human cases in England and Wales reported to the HPA 1983 - 2012

Human cases in England and Wales reported to the HPA 1983 - 2012
Year Non pregnancy associated Pregnancy  associated ± Other/not known Total
1983 67 44 0 111
1984 77 35 0 112
1985 77 59 0 136
1986 87 42 0 129
1987 136 102 0 238
1988 164 114 0 278
1989 123 114 0 237
1990 90 25 0 115
1991 96 32 0 128
1992 81 26 0 107
1993 85 17 0 102
1994 87 24 0 111
1995 80 10 0 90
1996 99 17 0 116
1997 100 24 0 124
1998 85 22 0 107
1999 87 18 1 106
2000 88 13 0 101
2001 127 18 1 146
2002 129 10 0 139
2003 199 34 0 233
2004 190 21 0 211
2005 164 25 0 189
2006 160 25 0 185
2007 199 28 0 227
2008 162 20 0 182
2009 180 34 0 214
2010 140 19 0 159
2011 120 27 0 147
2012* 148 17 0 165
Total 3479 999 2 4480

 ± A single pregnancy-associated case includes both mother and neonate.

* Provisional data.

Data Sources:

1983 - 1989 Central Public Health Laboratory .

1999 - 2012 HPA national listeria surveillance database. This database is dynamic and figures are liable to change.

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Last reviewed: 6 December 2013