Echinococcosis - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2016

Surveillance report
Publication series: Annual Epidemiological Report on Communicable Diseases in Europe
Time period covered: This report is based on data for 2016 retrieved from The European Surveillance System (TESSy) on 27 November 2017.
Cite:

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. Echinococcosis. In: ECDC. Annual epidemiological report for 2016. Stockholm: ECDC; 2018. 

In 2016, 775 confirmed echinococcosis cases were reported in the EU/EEA. Of these, 414 cases were reported as Echinococcus granulosus , 104 as Echinococcus multilocularis and 257 as unknown species.