Source:European Union, European Centre for Disease Prevention and ControlDate Published:04/30/2018Format:PDFAnnotation:This six-page report is based on data for 2015 retrieved from the European Surveillance System (TESSy). Typhoid and paratyphoid fever are relatively rare diseases in the European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA), mainly acquired while traveling to countries outside of the EU/EEA, particularly in south Asia. In 2015, 18 EU/EEA countries reported a total of 845 confirmed cases. Nine countries reported zero cases. The report discusses methods, epidemiology, threats description for 2015, and public health implications.URL:https://ecdc.europa.eu/en/publications-data/typhoid-and-paratyphoid-fever-annual-epidemiological-report-2015Type:ReportAccess Notes:Direct link to document: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/sites/portal/files/documents/AER_for_2015-typhoid.pdfID:17071. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.