Listeriosis - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2018
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.
Listeriosis is a disease caused by Listeria monocytogenes. The disease primarily causes problems in pregnant women, newborns, and adults with a weakened immune system.Read more
Annual Epidemiological Reports (AERs)
The Annual Epidemiological Reports (AERs) are key ECDC publication on the epidemiology of communicable diseases of public health significance in Europe.Read more