Facts about echinococcosis
Echinococcosis is a zoonotic disease (transmitted from animals to humans) caused by the larval stage (hydatid cyst) of tapeworms.
Disease data from ECDC Surveillance Atlas - echinococcosis
The Surveillance Atlas of Infectious Diseases is a tool that interacts with the latest available data about a number of infectious diseases. The interface allows users to interact and manipulate the data to produce a variety of tables and maps.
Echinococcosis - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2015
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.
The European Union Summary Report on Trends and Sources of Zoonoses, Zoonotic Agents and Food-borne Outbreaks in 2008
This report shows information submitted by European Union Member States on the occurrence of zoonoses and food-borne outbreaks in 2008, analysed by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control and the European Food Safety Authority.