Diphtheria - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2015

surveillance report
Publication series: Annual Epidemiological Report on Communicable Diseases in Europe
Time period covered: This report is based on data for 2015 retrieved from The European Surveillance System (TESSy) on 26 October 2016
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European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. Diphtheria. In: ECDC. Annual epidemiological report for 2015. Stockholm: ECDC; 2017

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In 2015, 65 cases of diphtheria caused by toxigenic Corynebacterium species were reported to ECDC. Teenagers and young adults were the most affected.