Surveillance of invasive bacterial diseases in Europe 2007

Surveillance report

This report describes the epidemiology of invasive bacterial diseases due to Haemophilus influenzae and Neisseria meningitidis in the European Union Member States in 2007. Designated national contact points were asked to submit data using the revised version of the dataset for invasive bacterial infections developed in 2008, on the basis of the former EU-IBIS database.
Of the 30 EU/EEA Member States, 27 submitted data on invasive Haemophilus influenzae disease and 29 submitted data on invasive meningococcal disease.