Point prevalence survey database (HAI-Net)

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The online database of the HAI-Net point prevalence survey (PPS) of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) and antimicrobial use provides European reference data on HAIs and antimicrobial use in acute care hospitals in Europe. The reports of the database are provided through the European Surveillance System (TESSy). Data for the first EU-wide Point Prevalence Survey of HAI and antimicrobial use were collected over a period of 2 years (12 countries in 2011 and 21 countries in 2012) and are presented as a single period 2011-2012. Please refer to the PPS protocol for methodological details and to the PPS report for interpretation of the results.

Report and protocol

Publication

​Point prevalence survey validation protocol – Version 2.1 - Point prevalence survey of healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial use in European acute care hospitals

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Publication

Point prevalence survey of healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial use in European acute care hospitals – protocol version 5.3

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About the database

The HAI-Net interactive database displays the selected results in various formats, such as tables, graphs and maps. Please note that the Print and PDF icons above will only generate the default page of the database and not the variables selected.

Important legal notice

The information on this site is subject to a copyright notice.

Neither the European Commission, ECDC, nor any person acting on its behalf is liable for any use made of the information on this site.

Regarding access and use of the data by third parties, please refer to: Access to TESSy data

How representative are the data?

The data have been collected at the national level under the responsibility of each participating country during national point prevalence surveys following the ECDC PPS methodology.

The representativeness of the data varies considerably by country. Footnotes are provided in the different reports to avoid misinterpretation.

For conclusions and interpretation of results presented through the HAI-Net PPS interactive database, please refer to the PPS report.