Table 3

Estimates of food-related cases, GP consultations and hospitalisations by pathogen, UK 2009 (Model 1)

OrganismCases(95% CrI)GP consultations(95% CrI)Hospital admissions(95% CrI)
Bacteria
C. perfringens79 165(29 310–208 688)12 610(5707–27 890)165(20–843)
Campylobacter286 000(131 105–532 400)39 750(18 890–69 540)1376(289–4607)
E. coli O1579536(644–146 495)324(36–2973)2141(143–33 237)
Listeria169(100–215)169(100–215)
Salmonella33 640(8286–135 798)10 030(4019–24 299)2536(608–10 400)
Shigella1274(90–11 990)684(84–2145)32(2–378)
Protozoa
Cryptosporidium2035(354–10 129)588(140–2010)72(12–395)
Giardia11 250(2239–52 878)1322(286–4960)88(17–415)
Viruses
 Adenovirus11 920(3706–28 909)987(293–2536)191(51–559)
 Astrovirus2362(594–7180)180(41–576)70(15–262)
 Norovirus73 420(50 320–104 000)3240(1985–5162)470(270–779)
 Rotavirus14 850(4698–35 330)1603(494–3856)237(64–688)
 Sapovirus40 770(26 661–60 230)2457(1496–3947)261(145–445)
Total566 39173 9447639
  • C. perfringens, Clostridium perfringens; E. coli, Escherichia coli; GP, general practice.