Number of notified LB cases by year of notification and states
grouped according to year of implementation or change in LB surveillance.
Data from 2007 to 2012 was included to allow comparison. The following
changes were made in the implementation: In 2009 LA was included as
notifiable manifestation of LB in all notifying states, in 2011
notification was introduced in RP (July) and SL (August), in 2013
notification was introduced in BY (data included since
1st of April 2013) and extended in BE (data
included in Figure 1 since 1st January 2013).
*Thuringia (TH), Saxony (SN), Saxony-Anhalt (ST), Brandenburg (BB),
Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania (MV), Rhineland-Palatinate (RP), Saarland
(SL), Bavaria (BY), Berlin (BE).