Disease data from ECDC Surveillance Atlas
Get the latest surveillance data on Meningococcal disease from EU and EEA countries through the Surveillance Atlas of Infectious Diseases.Get the data.
Rapid risk assessment: Public health risks related to communicable diseases during the hajj 2019, Saudi Arabia, 9–14 August 2019
No consistent increased mortality risk for females compared to males in invasive meningococcal disease in the European Surveillance System (TESSy)
The epidemiology of invasive meningococcal disease in EU/EEA countries, 2004–2014
Strong Public Health Recommendations from Weak Evidence? Lessons Learned in Developing Guidance on the Public Health Management of Meningococcal Disease
Meningococcal disease is caused by Neisseria meningitidis, a bacterium with human carriers as the only reservoir. It is carried in the nose, where it can remain for long periods without producing symptoms.
Threats and outbreaks
Disease threats and outbreaks reports; Communicable disease threats report, Risk assessments.
ECDC promotes the performance of external quality assessment (EQA) schemes, in which laboratories are sent simulated clinical specimens or bacterial isolates for testing by routine or reference laboratory methods.
Systematic reviews, expert opinions and public health guidance on meningococcal disease