UK – PHE -Listeria data 2006 to 2015

PHE

Key points for 2015

 reporting rates for listeriosis are remarkably consistant over this surveillance period (2006 – 2015)

 the London and the South East regions report the highest numbers of Listeria monocytogenes cases, accounting for 38% of the national total

 reporting of listeriosis is dominated by people over the age of 60 and women of child-bearing age (ages 20 – 29), the latter being cases associated with pregnancy

 October was the peak month for Listeria monocytogenes reporting in 2015

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