Infectious Diseases 2021

Infectious Diseases 2021

UK: Non-typhoidal Salmonella data 2019

UK Health Security Agency 26 October, 2021

The main points of the 2019 Salmonella report
• The number of reported Salmonella cases in England decreased from 8,838 cases in 2018 to 8,398 cases in 2019, an decrease of 440 cases.
• From 2018 to 2019 there was an decrease in reports of Salmonella Enteritidis from 2,589 to 2,514 and a decrease in reports of Salmonella Typhimurium from 1,913 to 1,568 reported cases.
• The region that reported the highest number of Salmonella laboratory reports was London with 1,667 reports.
• Laboratory reports per 100,000 population was 14.92
• The age group with the largest number of laboratory reports was children below the age of 10.
• October was the peak month for Salmonella reporting in 2019.
• Five of 15 foodborne Salmonella enteritidis outbreaks were linked to eggs (sickened 93 people with 13 hospitalized and one death).

 

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