Disease data from ECDC Surveillance Atlas
Get the latest surveillance data on Meningococcal disease from EU and EEA countries through the Surveillance Atlas of Infectious Diseases.Get the data.
Systematic review on the period of incubation, infectiousness/shedding and exclusion for infectious diseases in children
ECDC rapid risk assessment on meningococcal disease in Scouts returning from the World Jamboree
Threats and outbreaks
Disease threats and outbreaks reports; Communicable disease threats report, Risk assessments.
ECDC promotes the performance of external quality assessment (EQA) schemes, in which laboratories are sent simulated clinical specimens or bacterial isolates for testing by routine or reference laboratory methods.
Systematic review on the incubation and infectiousness/shedding period of communicable diseases in children.
Prevention and control
Vaccines are available against serogroups A, B, C, Y and W. Most instances of the disease in Europe are caused by serogroups B and C.