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Table 1 Diarrhea-associated HUS cases in children in Norway notified and identified in children in Norway

From: Incidence and etiology of hemolytic-uremic syndrome in children in Norway, 1999–2008 – a retrospective study of hospital records to assess the sensitivity of surveillance

Identified by/Year 1999-2006 2007-2008 Total
MSIS 20 5 25
Medical records 33 5 38
Proportion reported to surveillance 61% 100% 66%
  1. Cases of diarrhea-associated hemolytic-uremic syndrome in children <16 years of age reported to the Norwegian Communicable Disease Surveillance System (MSIS) and identified through medical record search, Norway 1999–2008.