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Volume 18, Number 11—November 2012

Research

Risk for Travel-associated Legionnaires’ Disease, Europe, 2009

Julien BeautéComments to Author , Phillip Zucs, Birgitta de Jong, and for the European Legionnaires’ Disease Surveillance Network
Author affiliations: European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Stockholm, Sweden; European Legionnaires’ Disease Surveillance Network, Stockholm

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Table 1

Cases of travel-associated Legionnaires’ disease by country of residence and destination country, Europe, 2009*

Country of residence Reported no. cases by destination country
Italy France Spain Other countries Total
Italy 140 5 2 3 149
France 14 106 5 10 133
United Kingdom 12 6 33 80 120
Netherlands 14 11 10 58 72
Spain 4 2 42 8 51
Denmark 9 1 1 15 22
Austria 7 1 0 7 14
Sweden 2 2 2 8 13
Other countries 7 3 3 21 33
Total 209 137 98 210 607

*A case-patient could have a travel history involving >1 country.

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