Healthcare-associated infections: surgical site infections - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2016
This report is based on data for 2016 retrieved from The European Surveillance System (TESSy) on 20 March 2018. TESSy is a system for the collection, analysis and dissemination of data on communicable diseases. EU Member States and EEA countries contribute to the system by uploading their infectious disease surveillance data at regular intervals.
Surgical site infections - Annual Epidemiological Report 2016 [2014 data]
Surgical site infections (SSIs) are among the most common healthcare-associated infections (HAI). They are associated with longer post-operative hospital stays, additional surgical procedures, treatment in intensive care units and higher mortality.