ECDC publishes annual Salmonellosis epidemiological report for 2016

02 April 2019

Article: 53/1302

Salmonellosis is the second most commonly reported gastrointestinal infection and an important cause of foodborne outbreaks in the EU/EEA. This report, published by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), is based on data retrieved from the European Surveillance System (TESSy). In 2016, 95,326 confirmed cases were reported, of which 134 were fatal. 9,902 of these cases were reported in the UK.

Source: ECDC, 25 March 2019