Mumps epidemiology in Germany 2007-11.

@article{Takla2013MumpsEI,
  title={Mumps epidemiology in Germany 2007-11.},
  author={Anja Takla and Ole Wichmann and Christina Klinc and Wolfgang Hautmann and Thorsten Rieck and Judith V Koch},
  journal={Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin},
  year={2013},
  volume={18 33},
  pages={
          20557
        }
}
In Germany, mumps has been notifiable until 2013 only in the five Eastern federal states (EFS) of former East Germany. Due to different immunisation policies until 1990 and varying vaccination coverages thereafter, mumps incidences cannot be extrapolated to the 11 Western federal states (WFS). We studied mumps-related International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) code diagnoses claimed through statutory health insurances between 2007 and 2011 to estimate countrywide mumps incidences in the… CONTINUE READING

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