Yersiniosis - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2018

Surveillance report
Publication series: Annual Epidemiological Report on Communicable Diseases in Europe
Time period covered: 1 January 2018 - 31 December 2018

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. Yersiniosis. In: ECDC. Annual epidemiological report for 2018. Stockholm: ECDC; 2019.

For 2018, 29 EU/EEA countries reported 6 806 confirmed yersiniosis cases.

Executive summary

The overall notification rate was 1.6 per 100 000 population and remained stable from 2014 to 2018. The highest rates were reported by Finland, the Czech Republic, Denmark and Lithuania. The highest rate was detected in 0-4 year-old children; 7.4 per 100 000 population for males and 6.4 per 100 000 population for females.

Erratum: On 2 December 2019, corrections were made to the data presented in the report. Please see the document for details.