Shigatoxin/verocytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC/VTEC) infection - AER 2016 [2014 data]
In 2014, 6 167 cases of STEC/VTEC infections were reported by 29 EU/EEA countries. Of these cases, 6 109 were confirmed cases.
Seventh external quality assessment scheme for typing of verocytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli
This report presents the results of the seventh round of the external quality assessment (EQA) scheme for typing of verocytotoxin-producing E.coli.
Rapid Outbreak Assessment: multi-country foodborne outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli infections associated with haemolytic uraemic syndrome, 6 April 2016
This document assesses the risk to human health posed by a multi-country foodborne outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) infections associated with haemolytic uraemic syndrome taking place in the European Union (EU).
Early findings in outbreak of haemolytic uraemic syndrome among young children caused by shiga toxin-producing escherichia coli, Romania, January to February 2016
Peron, E.J., Zaharia, A., Zota, L.C., Severi, E., Mårdh, O., Usein, C., Bălgrădean, M., Espinosa, L., Jansa, J., Scavia, G., Rafila, A., Serban, A., Pistol, A.
Evaluation of molecular typing of foodborne pathogens in European reference laboratories from 2012 to 2013
Schjørring, S., Niskanen, T., Torpdahl, M., Björkman, J.T., Nielsen, E.M.
Sixth external quality assessment scheme for typing of verocytotoxin-producing E.coli
This report presents the results of the sixth round of the external quality assessment (EQA) scheme for typing of verocytotoxin-producing E.coli. The EQA was carried out from January to April 2015, with 29 public health reference laboratories from 30 EU countries participating.
These slogans are part a toolkit which aims to support infection prevention in schools, with a focus on gastrointestinal diseases, by assisting EU/EEA countries in their communication initiatives for disease prevention in school settings.
- Escherichia coli infection
- food- and waterborne disease
- gastrointestinal disease
- health communication
- hepatitis A
- hepatitis E
- norovirus infection
- verotoxigenic Escherichia coli infection
Surveillance of seven priority food- and waterborne diseases in the EU/EEA 2010-2012
This surveillance report on seven priority food- and waterborne diseases is the second dedicated epidemiological report offering detailed analyses of these diseases in the EU/EEA for the years 2010 to 2012.
European Union Summary Report on Trends and Sources of Zoonoses, Zoonotic Agents and Food-borne Outbreaks in 2013
The report presents the results of the zoonoses monitoring activities carried out in 2013 in 32 European countries:eg 28 Member States (MS) and four non-Member States (non-MS) European Free Trade Association (EFTA) countries.
Investigation of travel-related cases in a multinational outbreak: example of the Shiga-toxin producing E. coli outbreak in Germany, May–June 2011
Devaux, I., Varela-Santos, C., Payne-Hallström, L., Takkinen, J., Bogaardt, C., Coulombier, D.