Listeriosis - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2019

Surveillance report
Publication series: Annual Epidemiological Report on Communicable Diseases in Europe
Time period covered: This report is based on data for 2019 retrieved from The European Surveillance System (TESSy) on 5 October 2020.
Cite:

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. Listeriosis. In: ECDC. Annual epidemiological report for 2019. Stockholm: ECDC; 2023.

In 2019, 30 countries reported 2 652 confirmed listeriosis cases in the EU/EEA. The age-standardised EU/EEA notification rate was 0.40 cases per 100 000 population. The highest rate was detected among elderly people over 64 years of age (1.6 cases per 100 000 population). The trend in the number of confirmed listeriosis cases in the EU/EEA remained stable.