UK – Scotland -Annual summary of Salmonella and Campylobacter infections



In 2016, HPS received reports of 836 isolates of non-typhoidal Salmonella from people in Scotland – an increase of around 4% on the 803 reported in 2015. This further compares to 717 and 814 reports in 2014 and 2013 respectively


During 2016, 5296 laboratory reports of Campylobacter were received by HPS. This was a decrease of 968 (15.5%) compared to 2015 when 6262 isolates were reported (Figure 2). This is the second consecutive year in which there has been a decline in reports of Campylobacter, with the reports in 2016 representing a decline of 1340 (20.2%) on the peak of 6636 reports in 2014.

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