Echinococcosis - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2014

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Publication series: Annual Epidemiological Report on Communicable Diseases in Europe
Time period covered: 01/01/2014 - 31/12/2014
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In 2014, 28 of 31 EU/EEA countries reported data on echinococcosis. Of these, seven reported zero cases.

Key facts

  • In 2014, 801 confirmed echinococcosis cases were reported in the EU/EEA. Of these, 439 cases, including one death, were reported as Echinococcus granulosus, and 82 were reported as Echinococcus multilocularis.
  • The notification rate of echinococcosis was 0.2 cases per 100 000 population in the EU/EEA.
  • The highest number of cases was reported in the age group 25−44 years; the highest notification rate was reported in the age groups 25 years of age and above.

 

 

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  • In 2014, 28 of 31 EU/EEA countries reported data on echinococcosis. Of these, seven reported zero cases.
  • Twenty-three countries reported echinococcosis cases, using the 2008 or 2012 EU case definitions, which are identical for echinococcosis. One country reported in accordance with the 2002 EU case definition, and four countries used other/unspecified definitions (Annex).
  • Echinococcosis is under active surveillance in 10% of the reporting countries (3/28); see Annex.

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Data

Table 1. Reported confirmed echinococcosis cases: number and rate per 100 000 population, EU/EEA, 2010–2014

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Period: 01 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

Reported confirmed echinococcosis cases: number and rate per 100 000 population, EU/EEA, 2010–2014

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Figure 1. Reported confirmed echinococcosis cases: number of cases, EU/EEA, 2014

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Period: 01 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

Reported confirmed echinococcosis cases: number of cases, EU/EEA, 2014

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Figure 2. Reported confirmed echinococcosis cases: rate per 100 000 population, by age and gender, EU/EEA, 2014

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Period: 01 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

Reported confirmed echinococcosis cases: rate per 100 000 population, by age and gender, EU/EEA, 2014

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Figure 3. Reported confirmed echinococcosis cases: age and gender, EU/EEA, 2014

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Period: 01 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

Reported confirmed echinococcosis cases: age and gender, EU/EEA, 2014

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Figure 4. Reported confirmed echinococcosis cases: seasonal distribution, EU/EEA, 2014 compared with 2009−2013

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Period: 01 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

Reported confirmed echinococcosis cases: seasonal distribution, EU/EEA, 2014 compared with 2009−2013

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Figure 5. Confirmed echinococcosis cases: trend and numbers, EU/EEA, 2010–2014

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Period: 01 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

Confirmed echinococcosis cases: trend and numbers, EU/EEA, 2010–2014