Echinococcosis - 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 15 November 2016
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European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. Echinococcosis. In: ECDC. Annual epidemiological report for 2015. Stockholm: ECDC; 2017.

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In 2015, 874 confirmed echinococcosis cases were reported in the EU/EEA. Of these, 467 cases werereported as Echinococcus granulosus, 135 as Echinococcus multilocularis, and 272 as unknown species.