Shigellosis - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2016
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.
Factsheet about shigellosis
Shigellosis is caused by Shigella bacteria, which includes several species pathogenic to man, with humans as the main reservoir.
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.