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Listeriosis remains a cause for concern in Europe

BMJ 2009; 338 doi: (Published 27 January 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;338:b319
  1. Rory Watson
  1. 1Brussels

    The number of campylobacter infections in humans continues to rise across Europe, while the number of cases of salmonella is maintaining a downward trend, new data released in Brussels on 20 January show.

    The report on zoonoses, jointly produced by the European Food Safety Authority in Parma, Italy, and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control in Stockholm, provides the latest picture on the extent to which infectious diseases are transmitted from animals to humans in 31 European countries.

    Twenty two of the 27 European Union countries reported a rise in the number of confirmed cases …

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