Q fever - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2016

Surveillance report
Publication series: Annual Epidemiological Report
Time period covered: This report is based on data for 2016 retrieved from The European Surveillance System (TESSy) on 4 April 2018.

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. Q fever. In: ECDC. Annual epidemiological report for
2016. Stockholm: ECDC; 2019.

For 2016, 1 102 cases of Q fever were reported in the EU/EEA, 1 058 (96%) of which were confirmed.


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Q fever

Human infection with Q fever is normally caused by contact with an infected animal, most commonly sheep, goats and cattle.