Congenital syphilis - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2019

Surveillance report
Publication series: Annual Epidemiological Report on Communicable Diseases in Europe
Cite:

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

In 2019, 72 confirmed congenital syphilis cases were reported in 13 European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA) countries, while 12 other EU/EEA countries reported zero cases. This is the second consecutive year in a decade in which the number of notified cases of congenital syphilis has increased (66 cases reported in 2018).