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Table 3 Age 0–4 years: quarterly distribution of bacterial meningitis cases by aetiology, 2001–2005, Lazio, Italy.

From: Incidence of bacterial meningitis (2001–2005) in Lazio, Italy: the results of a integrated surveillance system

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 m.i Total
Meningococcus 3 9 12 4 5 5 3   1 1 1    3 3 4 1 55
Pneumococcus 1 7 5 3 1 3 3 4 4    1 2 3 1 4   42
Streptococcus spp.* 28   1                29
Haemophilus 2 6 4 1 3 3 2 2     2       25
Stafilococcus spp. 2 1      1    1    2 1 2 1   11
Tuberculosis    1   1   1 1    1      1   6
Listeria 1                  1
Salmonella   1                 1
Other bacteria specified 8   1        1        1 11
Other bacteria NOS 3 1 2    1   1         5   13
Unknown 4 2 3   1    1   1 1   2 2 2 5 1 25
Total 52 27 30 8 11 12 10 9 5 4 3 3 6 9 8 20 3 219
  1. * except Streptococcus pneumoniae