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Foodborne diseases remain an important public health challenge and they are an important cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide.

During 2013–2017 Slovenia reported 424 different outbreaks. The most common outbreaks were those with contact transmission where Norovirus was the most common cause of confirmed, single-etiology outbreaks accounting for 177 outbreaks, followed by respiratory disease outbreak (94) and foodborne disease outbreaks (25).

In 2017, there were two (2) foodborne outbreaks reported, resulting in 45 illnesses, four hospitalisations and no deaths. The causative agent was not identified, but there was descriptive epidemiological evidence.


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Figure ZD19-1: Number of reported foodborne disease outbreaks, by settings and total, Slovenia, 2013-2017
Sources: 
National Institute of Public Health, 2013-2017, National Institute of Public Health (2018)
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Total[No. of reported outbreaks]

Hospital, retirement home, medical care facility, kindergarten, school, other[No. of reported outbreaks]

Household[No. of reported outbreaks]

Restaurant, hotel[No. of reported outbreaks]

Canteen or workplace catering[No. of reported outbreaks]

2013

4

2

1

1

0

2014

8

4

1

3

0

2015

2

2

0

0

0

2016

7

1

1

5

0

2017

2

0

0

1

1

Figure ZD19-2: Number of reported foodborne disease outbreaks, EU-28, 2012-2016
Sources: 
EFSA Journal, EU summary report on zoonoses, zoonotic agents and food-borne outbreaks 2012-2016 (2018)
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2016[No. of reported outbreaks]

2015[No. of reported outbreaks]

2014[No. of reported outbreaks]

2013[No. of reported outbreaks]

2012[No. of reported outbreaks]

Austria

80

78

96

133

122

Belgium

378

352

370

311

327

Bulgaria

17

6

14

0

2

Croatia

48

56

44

60

0

Cyprus

4

3

0

0

0

Czech Republic

30

28

37

19

23

Denmark

49

37

57

69

85

Estonia

6

6

6

14

17

Finland

59

43

41

43

45

France

1452

1429

1364

1221

1279

Germany

397

384

430

408

393

Greece

7

9

4

24

32

Hungary

76

52

37

119

115

Ireland

27

29

20

25

38

Italy

91

37

1

0

20

Latvia

49

98

491

598

477

Lithuania

27

28

247

115

93

Luxembourg

3

1

0

0

0

Malta

39

0

22

6

35

Netherlands

594

406

207

291

273

Poland

472

423

382

446

490

Portugal

24

20

25

18

7

Romania

19

21

27

20

10

Slovakia

452

425

465

458

731

Slovenia

8

5

8

4

10

Spain

0

0

434

424

447

Sweden

329

333

352

286

232

United Kingdom

49

53

70

84

60

Figure ZD19-3: Foodborne outbreaks, strong-evidence and week evidence, agents, EU, 2016
Sources: 
EFSA Journal, EU summary report on zoonoses, zoonotic agents and food-borne outbreaks 2012-2016 (2018)

 

 



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