Listeriosis - 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. Listeriosis. In: ECDC. Annual epidemiological report for 2018. Stockholm: ECDC; 2023

In 2018, 30 countries reported 2 575 confirmed listeriosis cases in the EU/EEA. The age-standardised EU/EEA notification rate was 0.42 cases per 100 000 population. The highest rate was detected among elderly people over 64 years of age (1.7 cases per 100 000 population). The number of confirmed listeriosis cases in the EU/EEA showed an increasing trend.