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Table 1 Frequency of P. vivax malaria by year and reporting country

From: Epidemiology and clinical features of vivax malaria imported to Europe: Sentinel surveillance data from TropNetEurop

Country 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003* Total
n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Austria 2 (2.1) 8 (4.9) 5 (2.7) 5 (3.9) 3 (6.3) 23 (3.7)
Belgium   17 (10.4) 8 (4.3) 7 (5.5) 2 (4.2) 34 (5.5)
Czech Rep. 9 (9.6) 13 (7.9) 20 (10.8) 5 (3.9) 3 (6.3) 50 (8.1)
Denmark 14 (14.9) 16 (9.8) 12 (6.5) 5 (3.9) 1 (2.1) 48 (7.8)
Finland   1 (0.6)   6 (4.7)   6 (1.0)
France 1 (1.1) 1 (0.6) 4 (2.2) 7 (5.5) 2 (4.2) 15 (2.4)
Germany 31 (33.0) 35 (21.3) 51 (27.6) 22 (17.3) 11 (22.9) 150 (24.3)
Ireland   2 (1.2) 1 (0.5) 1 (0.8) 2 (4.2) 6 (1.0)
Italy 8 (8.5) 10 (6.1) 16 (8.6) 3 (2.4)   37 (6.0)
Norway    4 (2.2) 8 (6.3) 1 (2.1) 13 (2.1)
Poland 3 (3.2)   4 (2.2) 3 (2.4)   10 (1.6)
Portugal     1 (0.8) 1 (2.1) 2 (0.3)
Spain 15 (16.0) 31 (18.9) 23 (12.4) 23 (18.1) 4 (8.3) 96 (15.5)
Sweden 4 (4.3) 8 (4.9) 15 (8.1) 8 (6.3) 8 (16.7) 43 (7.0)
Switzerland 4 (4.3) 1 (0.6)   5 (3.9) 1 (2.1) 11 (1.8)
UK 3 (3.2) 22 (13.4) 22 (11.9) 18 (14.2) 9 (18.8) 74 (12.0)
Total 94 (100) 164 (100) 185 (100) 127 (100) 48 (100) 616 (100)
  1. * Data reported between January and September 2003