Yersiniosis - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2017
For 2017, 28 countries reported 6 890 confirmed yersiniosis cases in the EU/EEA. The overall notification rate was 1.8 per 100 000 population and remained stable from 2013–2017. The highest rate was detected in 0–4 year-old children (7.7 per 100 000 population). The highest rates were reported by Finland, Lithuania and the Czech Republic.
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Besides Yersinia pestis (see plague) the Yersinia group of bacteria also includes two species frequently causing illness (mainly enteritis) in humans; Yersinia enterocolitica and Yersinia pseudotuberculosis.Read more
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The Annual Epidemiological Reports (AERs) are key ECDC publication on the epidemiology of communicable diseases of public health significance in Europe.Read more