Shigellosis - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2016

Surveillance report
Publication series: Annual Epidemiological Report on Communicable Diseases in Europe
Time period covered: This report is based on data for 2016 retrieved from The European Surveillance System (TESSy) on 21 February 2018.
Cite:

 European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. Shigellosis. In: ECDC. Annual epidemiological report for 2016. Stockholm: ECDC; 2018. 

Shigellosis is a relatively uncommon disease in the EU/EEA, but remains of concern in some countries and for some population groups. In 2016, 29 EU/EEA countries reported 5 631 confirmed shigellosis cases.

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