Hepatitis B and C testing activities, needs, and priorities in the EU/EEA
Hepatitis B and C virus infections are associated with a considerable burden of disease in Europe.
ECDC undertook a survey to assess needs and priorities prior to developing guidance on testing and screening for hepatitis B and C in the EU/EEA, and to update the existing evidence on the burden of HBV/HCV morbidity and mortality across EU/EEA Member States. The purpose of this work was to provide a baseline situation assessment to inform the guidance development process, and to assess the availability and feasibility of collecting additional morbidity and mortality data from EU/EEA Member States.
Hepatitis B and C epidemiology in selected population groups in the EU/EEA
11 Sep 2018 - The findings presented in this report will be part of the process of developing a European guidance for HBV and HCV testing and may provide support EU/EEA countries in the development of national guidelines and in the design and scale-up of testing interventions.
Systematic review on the prevention and control of blood-borne viruses in prison settings
23 Jul 2018 - The objective of this report was to systematically review data on prevention and control of BBVs in prison settings, with a focus on the countries of the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA).
Laboratory testing of non-partner sperm donors
20 Jun 2018 - The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control was asked by the European Commission to assess the risk involved in changing the testing requirements for HIV (human immunodeficiency virus), hepatitis B virus (HBV), and hepatitis C virus (HCV) with regard to the quality and safety of non-partner semen donations.