Brucellosis - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2019

Surveillance report
Publication series: Annual Epidemiological Report on Communicable Diseases in Europe
Time period covered: This report is based on data for 2019 retrieved from The European Surveillance System (TESSy) on 05 November 2021.
Cite:

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. Brucellosis. In: ECDC. Annual epidemiological report for 2019. Stockholm: ECDC; 2022.

In 2019, 314 confirmed brucellosis cases were reported in the EU/EEA. The notification rate in the EU/EEA was 0.06 cases per 100 000 population. The highest rates were reported in Greece, Portugal and Slovenia. The EU/EEA notification rate decreased in the period 2015 to 2019. The highest rate was observed in 45–64-year-old males (0.10 per 100 000 population) and in females over 65 years (0.05 per 100 000 population).