Rapid risk assessment: Multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis phagetype 8, MLVA type 2-9-7-3-2 infections. 6 September 2016
A multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis (phage type 8 with multiple-locus variable-number tandem repeat analysis profile 2-9-7-3-2) was analysed with whole genome sequencing methods. Despite the genetic characterisation of the pathogen, outbreak investigators have not been able to determine the source of the outbreak.
Since May 2016, six EU/EEA countries have reported a total of 16 confirmed and 131 probable cases.
ECDC will continue supporting WGS for a selected number of isolates, regardless of travel history.
Multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis sequence type (ST)11 infections linked to poultry products in the EU/EEA and the United Kingdom
25 Feb 2021 - Between May 2018 and December 2020, 193 human cases of Salmonella Enteritidis sequence type (ST)11 were reported in Denmark (2), Finland (4), France (33), Germany (6), Ireland (12), the Netherlands (3), Poland (5), Sweden (6), and the United Kingdom (UK) (122). One in five cases was hospitalised. One death was reported. Fifty percent of the cases were children ≤ 18 years. The most recent case was reported by the UK in December 2020.
Rapid outbreak assessment: Multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium and S. Anatum infections linked to Brazil nuts
21 Oct 2020 - Since 1 August 2019, a multi-country outbreak, caused by Salmonella Typhimurium ST19 and S. Anatum ST64, has affected three European Union (EU) countries, the United Kingdom and Canada.
Rapid outbreak assessment: Multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis infections linked to eggs - Third update
6 Feb 2020 - A multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis, delineated by whole genome sequencing (WGS), linked to eggs, has been ongoing in the EU/EEA for several years. From 1 February 2017 to 14 January 2020, 15 EU/EEA countries reported 656 confirmed cases and 202 probable cases.