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Figure 9.3.18 Shigellosis by year

Rate of shigellosis infections reported per 100,000 population, Middlesex-London and Ontario, 2005 to 2018

Figure 9.3.18 Shigellosis by year
Public Health Ontario Infectious Diseases Query: Middlesex-London Health Unit: Case counts and crude rates of reportable diseases by year. Toronto ON: Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion; 2019 May 8 [cited 2019 May 13].

Between 2005 and 2018, the rate of shigellosis infections among Middlesex-London residents was low. While the local rate fluctuated, at the provincial level, the rate generally increased between 2006 and 2018.

The local rate was comparable to the provincial rate in all years except in 2011 and 2012, when the rate among Middlesex-London residents was significantly lower than the rate for Ontario as a whole.