Table 1: Distribution of swab type, positive cultures, and number of infected patients.

YearTotal swabs N (%)Total positive cultures N (%)
Vaginal-rectalVaginalVaginal-rectalVaginal

200576 (7.7%)153 (13%)23 (6.4%)62 (11.9%)
2006192 (19.5%)212 (18.1%)51 (14.3%)97 (18.6%)
2007345 (35.1%)357 (30.4%)134 (37.5%)146 (28%)
2008370 (37.6%)451 (38.4%)149 (41.7%)217 (41.6%)
Total 2156Total 879