Surveillance and disease data for Clostridium difficile infections

On 1 January 2016, ECDC started the coordination of surveillance of Clostridium difficile infections (CDI) in acute care hospitals in EU/EEA countries. ECDC’s surveillance protocol provides a standardised tool for hospitals to measure and monitor CDI incidence rates, linking epidemiological and microbiological data.

Publication

Healthcare-associated infections: Clostridium difficile infections - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2016

surveillance report -

Publication

European surveillance of Clostridium difficile infections - surveillance protocol version 2.3

technical guidance, protocol -

Publication

European Surveillance of Clostridium difficile infections. Surveillance protocol version 2.2

technical guidance, protocol -

Publication

European Surveillance of Clostridium difficile infections. Surveillance protocol version 2.1

technical guidance, protocol -

Peer-Reviewed Publication

Burden of Six Healthcare-Associated Infections on European Population Health: Estimating Incidence-Based Disability-Adjusted Life Years through a Population Prevalence-Based Modelling Study

2016

Peer-Reviewed Publication

Survey of clostridium difficile infection surveillance systems in Europe, 2011

2016

Peer-Reviewed Publication

Survey of diagnostic and typing capacity for Clostridium difficile infection in Europe, 2011 and 2014

2016