TABLE 2.

Distribution of age groups per numbers among Chinese patients with shigellosis from 2006 in Henan Province, China

Species and serotypeNo. (%) of isolates per age groupa
Total0-56-1011-1516-2021-2526-3031-3536-4041-4546-5051-5556-6061-6566-7071-7576-8081-85
S. flexneri serotype 1a [I:-]2 (0.2)1 (5.0)1 (8.3)
S. flexneri serotype 1a [I:(3),4]54 (11.6)17 (7.4)3 (8.8)5 (19.2)8 (42.1)5 (22.7)4 (25.0)1 (5.3)2 (10.0)2 (22.2)4 (28.6)1 (8.3)1 (25.0)1 (100.0)
S. flexneri untypeable serotype [I:(7),8]4 (0.7)3 (0.1)1 (3.8)
S. flexneri serotype 2a96 (20.6)43 (18.6)11 (32.4)6 (23.1)1 (5.3)5 (22.7)4 (25.0)2 (10.5)7 (35.0)2 (16.7)1 (2.7)1 (11.1)5 (35.7)2 (22.2)4 (33.3)1 (25.0)1 (25.0)
S. flexneriserotype 2b [II:(7),8]11 (2.4)3 (1.3)1 (3.8)1 (6.3)1 (5.3)1 (5.0)1 (11.1)1 (11.1)2 (50.0)
S. flexneri serotype 2b [II:(3),4;(7),8]17 (3.7)7 (3.0)1 (2.9)1 (5.3)1 (4.5)2 (10.5)1 (5.0)1 (8.3)1 (2.7)1 (7.1)1 (11.1)
S. flexneri serotype 4a [IV:-]8 (1.7)4 (1.7)1 (2.9)1 (3.8)1 (7.1)1 (25.0)
S. flexneri serotype 4a [IV:(3),4]3 (0.6)2 (0.9)1 (5.3)
S. flexnerivariant X [IV:(7),8]129 (27.7)70 (30.0)9 (26.5)5 (19.2)5 (26.3)4 (18.2)5 (31.3)6 (31.6)6 (30.0)4 (33.3)4 (30.8)3 (33.3)2 (14.2)3 (33.3)2 (16.7)1 (25.0)
S. flexnerivariant X20 (4.3)11 (4.8)1 (5.3)1 (4.5)1 (5.3)2 (16.7)1 (2.7)3 (25.0)
S. flexneri variant Y7 (1.5)3 (1.3)1 (2.9)1 (5.3)1 (5.0)1 (2.7)
S. flexneriuntypeable serotype [-:6]2 (0.4)2 (0.9)
S. sonnei112 (24.1)66 (28.6)8 (23.5)7 (26.9)2 (10.6)6 (27.3)2 (12.5)5 (26.3)1 (5.0)2 (16.7)5 (38.5)2 (22.2)1 (7.1)2 (22.2)2 (16.7)1 (25.0)
Total465 (100.0)231 (49.7)34 (7.3)26 (5.6)19 (4.1)22 (4.7)16 (3.4)19 (4.1)20 (4.3)12 (2.6)13 (2.8)9 (1.9)14 (3.0)9 (1.9)12 (2.6)4 (0.9)4 (0.9)1 (0.2)
  • a The column subheadings indicate the age groups in years.