A slow epidemic of LGV in the Netherlands in 2004 and 2005

Publié le 1 Septembre 2006
Mis à jour le 10 Septembre 2019

In 2004, an outbreak of LGV was detected in MSM in the Netherlands. By January 2006, 179 confirmed cases of LGV had been reported; 65 retrospectively) in 2002/2003, 76 in 2004 and 38 in 2005. The evolution of the LGV outbreak appears to have slowed down and only a few cases were found in the first months of 2006. (R.A.)

Auteur : van de Laar MJ, Koedijk FD, Gotz HM, de Vries HJC
Eurosurveillance. European communicable disease quarterly, 2006, vol. 11, n°. 7-9, p. 150-2