|Reasons of increased incidence of acute enteric infections of unknown etiology|
|Tuesday, 08 February 2011|
|Type of document||report|
In the structure of infectious diseases of Kyrgyzstan for 2008 Acute Enteric Infections (AEI) made up 34,6% and its specific gravity held the first place among all
infectious diseases. Multiyear analysis of incidence rate showed that over the last 10 years there were registered from 12 thousands up to 45 thousands of cases of intestinal
infections throughout the Republic and more than 80% of them fell at children under 14 years. AEI incidence rate till recently had a tendency for decrease from 369,2 (an
indicator per 100.000 population) in 1995 till 249,71 in 2003. Mortality rate among children under 14 also have been decreasing from 340 in 2004 till 151 children in 2008.
In spite of relatively favorable situation in regards to mortality rate from AEI, AEI incidence rate has increased over the last 5 years. At that the increase of AEI of
unknown etiology has increased by 2,2 times from 152,2 in 2004 up to 347,12 in 2008. The main structure of intestinal infections composes of enteritis of undefined etiology,
which make up 64,7%, the defined etiology makes up 25% and dysentery makes up 13,3%.
|Published date||01, Jan. 2009|
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