Pertussis - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2017
In 2017, 42 242 cases of pertussis were reported in EU/EEA countries. Five countries (Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain and the UK) accounted for 76% of all notified cases.
Pertussis - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2016
In 2016, 48 446 cases of pertussis were reported in 30 EU/EEA countries.
Are we missing respiratory viral infections in infants and children? Comparison of a hospital-based quality management system with standard of care
Alchikh, M., Conrad, T., Hoppe, C., Ma, X., Broberg, E., Penttinen, P., Reiche, J., Biere, B., Schweiger, B., Rath, B.
Pertussis - Annual Epidemiological Report 2015
In 2015, 40 195 cases of pertussis were reported by 29 EU/EEA countries.
Pertussis - Annual Epidemiological Report 2016 [2014 data]
In 2014, 40 727 cases of pertussis were reported to TESSy by 29 EU/EEA countries. The notification rate was 9.1 cases per 100 000 population, higher than in 2013, but lower than in the epidemic year of 2012.
Vaccine-preventable diseases - Annual epidemiological report 2014 [2012 data]
The Annual Epidemiological Report 2014 gives an overview of the epidemiology of communicable diseases of public health significance in Europe, drawn from surveillance information on the 52 communicable diseases and health issues for which surveillance is mandatory in the European Union and European Economic Area countries.
Communicable disease threats report, 2-8 March 2014, week 10
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 2-8 March 2014, and includes updates on chikungunya, dengue, influenza, measles, MERS, pertussis, polio and Zika virus.
Guidance and protocol for the use of real-time PCR in laboratory diagnosis of human infection with Bordetella pertussis or Bordetella parapertussis
ECDC is addressing the harmonisation and improvement of pertussis diagnosis for surveillance and outbreak detection/monitoring in order to assure quality and comparability of data. The guidance and protocol are intended for real-time PCR on DNA extracted from clinical specimens obtained from patients with suspected whooping cough (i.e. Bordetella pertussis or B. parapertussis).
Pertussis Surveillance Report 2010
This surveillance report was prepared by EUVAC.net, which is a European surveillance network for vaccine-preventable diseases. The network collects data on surveillance systems and selected epidemiological characteristics of vaccine preventable diseases in the EU and other participating countries. It is jointly funded by ECDC and the Statens Serum Institut (Denmark).