Annual summary of Yersinia infections, 2019

Publication Date: 12 May 2020

​​​This report presents provisional information on laboratory reports of Yersinia trends over time. The surveillance of Yersinia in Scotland relies on reports from all laboratories in Scotland. These are reported to HPS via Electronic Communication of Surveillance in Scotland (ECOSS). 

Main points:

  • Yersinia infections are not commonly reported in Scotland
  • in 2019 there were five reports of Yersinia enterocolitica
  • this was a decrease on the 12 reports in 2018​

Resource information

Public Health Scotland
Publication type:
Surveillance Report