Systematic review on hepatitis B and C prevalence in the EU/EEA
Because chronic hepatitis B and C infections are typically asymptomatic, notification data reflect national screening and testing practices and do not give accurate insights into the prevalence of infections. In order to inform prevention efforts, supplementary information such as prevalence data are needed. ECDC conducted a systematic review of the literature published between 2005–2015, with the aim to estimate the prevalence of hepatitis B and C in the general population and specific population subgroups in the EU/EEA Member States. This review is an update of an earlier review covering the period 2000–2009.
Systematic review on active case finding of communicable diseases in prison settings
23 Nov 2017 - The objective of this report is to systematically review the evidence on active case finding in prison settings, with a focus on the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA) region.
Hepatitis B and C testing activities, needs, and priorities in the EU/EEA
30 May 2017 - ECDC undertook a survey to assess needs and priorities prior to developing guidance on testing and screening for hepatitis B and C (HBV/HCV) in the EU/EEA, and to update the existing evidence on the burden of HBV/HCV morbidity and mortality across EU/EEA Member States.
Hepatitis A virus in the EU/EEA, 1975–2014
28 Jul 2016 - A systematic review of seroprevalence and incidence comprising European surveillance data and national vaccination recommendations. This report provides a comprehensive picture of Hepatitis A virus (HAV) infection epidemiology in the EU/EEA between 1975 and 2014.