Three listeriosis cases were reported during 2015. All three were hospitalized and survived. The median age of cases was 76 years (range, 76 to 84 years). All three had Listeria monocytogenes isolated from blood. Three cases represent a marked decrease from the 17 cases reported in 2014, a decrease in the median number of cases reported from 1996 through 2014 (median, 7 cases; range, 3 to 19 cases), and the lowest number of cases reported since 2009. No listeriosis outbreaks were identified in 2015.
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- Full issue>> Annual Summary of Communicable Diseases Reported to the Minnesota Department of Health, 2015