Chlamydia was most often reported infection in Europe in 2006, new data show

BMJ 2008; 337 doi: (Published 19 November 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a2622
  1. Rory Watson
  1. 1Brussels

    Just over 225 000 cases of chlamsydia were recorded in Europe in 2006, making it the most frequently reported infectious disease, the latest research by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control shows.s

    The findings, which will be published in the Stockholm based centre’s annual epidemiological report in a few weeks’ time, also confirm that giardiasis was the second commonest disease, with 193 000 cases. This is considerably more than the 15 000 reported in 2005, but the increase is almost entirely due to the 170 000 cases that occurred in Romania.

    Two other food and waterborne …

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