Salmonellosis - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2017
Salmonellosis is the second most commonly reported gastrointestinal infection and an important cause of foodborne outbreaks in the EU/EEA. In 2017, 92 649 laboratory-confirmed cases were reported of which 156 were fatal. The EU/EEA notification rate was 19.6 cases per 100 000 population. Salmonellosis notification rates have stabilised in the last five years after a long period marked by a declining trend. The notification rate was highest in young children 0−4 years with 94.1 cases per 100 000 population, eight times higher than in adults 25–64 years.
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Enteric infections due to Salmonella bacteria are generally referred to by the term ‘salmonellosis’ when they are due to Salmonella species other than Salmonella typhi and Salmonella paratyphi.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