Legionnaires' disease - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2017

Surveillance report
17 Jan 2019
Publication series: Annual Epidemiological Report on Communicable Diseases in Europe
Time period covered: This report is based on data for 2017 retrieved from The European Surveillance System (TESSy) on 13 July 2018.

 European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. Legionnaires’ disease. In: ECDC. Annual epidemiological report for 2017. Stockholm: ECDC; 2019. 

Legionnaires’ disease remains an uncommon and mainly sporadic respiratory infection with an overall notification rate in 2017 for the EU/EEA of 1.8 per 100 000.