The Zoonoses Monitoring Directive 2003/99/EC improved the system for monitoring and collection of information on zoonoses, in place since 1992, through better data comparability, cover of additional zoonoses, of antimicrobial resistance and of foodborne outbreaks.
The annual reports of the EU countries and the Community summary reports, jointly prepared by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) are available here.
EU countries should accordingly report annually the results of the following monitoring:
Results of the monitoring to be provided by EU countries on a yearly basis
|Mandatory||According to epidemiological situation|
|Brucellosis and agents thereof||Viral zoonoses||Calicivirus|
|Campylobacteriosis and agents thereof||Hepatitis A virus|
|Echinococcosis and agents thereof||Influenza virus|
|Listeriosis and agents thereof||Rabies|
|Salmonellosis and agents thereof||Viruses transmitted by arthropods|
|Trichinellosis and agents thereof||Parasitic zoonoses||Anisakiasis and agents thereof|
|Tuberculosis due to Mycobacterium bovis||Cryptosporidiosis and agents thereof|
|Verotoxigenic Escherichia coli||Cysticercosis and agents thereof|
|Antimicrobial resistance||Toxoplasmosis and agents thereof|
|Bacterial zoonoses||Borreliosis and agents thereof|
|Botulism and agents thereof|
|Leptospirosis and agents thereof|
|Psittacosis and agents thereof|
|Tuberculosis other than that by Mycobacterium bovis|
|Vibriosis and agents thereof|
|Yersiniosis and agents thereof|
The results of epidemiological investigations of foodborne outbreaks must also be reported by EU countries.