Protocols for point prevalence survey on infections in in long-term care facilities

ECDC monitors the burden of healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial use through repeated point prevalence surveys in EU/EEA, using standardised protocol. The protocol provides the methodology, data collection forms and definitions of variables to collect data in a validation survey synchronous with the third point prevalence survey (PPS) of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) and antimicrobial use in European long-term care facilities 

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Protocol for validation of point prevalence surveys of healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial use in European long-term care facilities – Version 1.1

technical guidance, protocol -

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Protocol for point prevalence surveys of healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial use in European long-term care facilities – Version 2.1

protocol, technical report -

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Protocol for point prevalence surveys of healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial use in European long-term care facilities

technical guidance, protocol -