Infectious Diseases

Infectious Diseases in Louisiana

West Nile cases in Louisiana, by number

DISEASE

2011

2012

2013

Neuro- Invasive Disease

6

160

34

Fever

4

191

20

Asymptomatic

2

46

4

Total

12

388

62


Antibiotic Resistance

BACTERIAE

2011

2012

S. AUREUS

61.3

59.8

S. PNEUMONIAE

36.1

39.9

ENTEROCOCCUS

12.3

14.9

ESBL E. COLI

5.5

3.3

ESBL KLEBSIELLA

27.8

7.6

ACINETOBACTER

54.9

29.0

 

Viral Hepatitis Cases in Louisiana

DISEASE

2011

2012

2013

Hepatitis A

5

7

14

Hepatitis B Acute illness

62

44

84

Hepatitis B infection, Chronic

920

971

1033

Hepatitis C Acute illness

16

17

22

Hepatitis C Past or Present infection

4846

4641

4823


Other Diseases

DISEASE

2011

2012

2013

Meningococcal Invasive Disease

17

4

16

Salmonellosis

1444

1548

1293

Shigellosis

487

216

449

Vibriosis

55

53

40

Source: Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, http://www.dhh.la.gov/index.cfm/page/299

 

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