Typhoid and paratyphoid fevers - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2017

Surveillance report
Publication series: Annual Epidemiological Report on Communicable Diseases in Europe
Time period covered: January - December 2017
Cite:

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. Typhoid and paratyphoid fevers. In: ECDC. Annual epidemiological report for 2017. Stockholm: ECDC; 2020.

Typhoid and paratyphoid fevers are relatively rare in the European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA) and are mainly acquired during travel to countries outside the EU/EEA, particularly in south Asia. For 2017, 22 EU/EEA countries reported a total of 1 098 cases.