Facts about typhoid and paratyphoid fever
Typhoid and paratyphoid fevers are systemic diseases caused by the bacteria Salmonella typhi and Salmonella paratyphi, respectively.
Surveillance and disease data for typhoid and paratyphoid fever
ECDC’s annual epidemiological reports provide a wealth of epidemiological data to support decision-making at the national level. They are mainly intended for public health professionals and policymakers involved in disease prevention and control programmes.
Typhoid and paratyphoid fever - Annual Epidemiological Report, 2016 [2014 data]
In 2014, 934 confirmed cases were reported in 27 EU/EEA countries with an EU/EEA notification rate of 0.31 cases per 100 000. Typhoid and paratyphoid fever are relatively rare diseases in the EU/EEA, mainly acquired while travelling to countries outside of the EU/EEA, particularly South Asia.
Multinational Salmonella Paratyphi B variant Java (Salmonella Java) outbreak, August - December 2007.
Denny, J., Threlfall, J., Takkinen, J., Lofdahl, S., Westrell, T., Varela, C., Adak, B., Boxall, N., Ethelberg, S., Torpdahl, M., Straetemans, M., van Pelt, W.
Unusual increase in reported cases of Paratyphoid A fever among travellers returning from Cambodia, January to September 2013
Tourdjman, M., Le Hello, S., Gossner, C., Delmas, G., Tubiana, S., Fabre, L., Kerléguer, A., Tarantola, A., Fruth, A., Friesema, I., Thorstensen Bral, L., Lawrence, J., Fisher, I., Dufour, M., Weill, F. X., de Valk, H.,
Unusual increase in reported cases of paratyphoid A fever among travellers returning from Cambodia
This rapid risk assessment analyses the unusual increase in the number of paratyphoid A infections in EU travellers returning from Cambodia since March 2013 with a possible persistent common source.
Communicable Disease Threats Report week 36
The ECDC communicable disease threats report is a weekly bulletin intended for epidemiologists and health professionals in the area of communicable disease prevention and control.