Brucellosis - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2018

Surveillance report
Publication series: Annual Epidemiological Report on Communicable Diseases in Europe
Time period covered: This report is based on data for 2018 retrieved from The European Surveillance System (TESSy) on 17 September 2019.
Cite:

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. Brucellosis. In: ECDC. Annual Epidemiological Report for 2018. Stockholm: ECDC; 2022.

In 2018, 361 confirmed brucellosis cases were reported in the EU/EEA. The notification rate in the EU/EEA was 0.08 cases per 100 000 population. The highest rates were reported in southern EU Member States (Greece, Italy and Portugal). The notification rate was stable from 2014–2018 in the EU/EEA. The highest rate was observed in 25–44-year-old males (0.13 cases per 100 000 population).