STEC infection - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2021

Surveillance report
Publication series: Annual Epidemiological Report
Time period covered: 2021

Suggested citation: European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. Chlamydia infection. In: ECDC. Annual epidemiological report for 2021. Stockholm: ECDC; 2022.

For 2021, 6 534 confirmed cases of STEC infection were reported by 30 EU/EEA countries (Table 1). Twenty-seven countries reported at least two confirmed cases, and three countries reported no cases. The EU/EEA notification rate was 2.2 cases per 100 000 population, representing a 37.5% increase compared with the previous year.