Expert consultation on pertussis
This report presents the outcomes of a technical workshop, organised by ECDC, to seek a consensus on a common strategy to reduce the public health burden caused by pertussis in the EU/EEA countries.
Rapid Risk Assessment: Shortage of acellular pertussis-containing vaccines and impact on immunisation programmes in the EU/EEA, 13 October 2015
Early in 2015, a shortage of acellular pertussis-containing vaccines was brought to the attention of ECDC. This risk assessment provides a detailed list of mitigation options available to Member States.
External quality assessment (EQA) scheme on PCR for Bordetella pertussis, 2012 on behalf of the EUpert-labnet network
ECDC is publishing the first external quality assurance scheme (EQA) for Bordetalla pertusis PCR, participated by 21-one laboratories from 21 European Union/European Economic Area countries.
Rapid Risk Assessment: Shortage of acellular pertussis-containing vaccines and impact on immunisation programmes in the EU/EEA - 1st update, 3 February 2016
This Rapid Risk Assessment focuses on acellular pertussis-containing combination vaccines used in national vaccination programmes in the EU/EEA Member States.
Vaccine-preventable diseases - Annual epidemiological report 2014 [2012 data]
The Annual Epidemiological Report 2014 gives an overview of the epidemiology of communicable diseases of public health significance in Europe, drawn from surveillance information on the 52 communicable diseases and health issues for which surveillance is mandatory in the European Union and European Economic Area countries.
Analysis of Bordetella pertussis clinical isolates circulating in European countries during the period 1998-2012
Van Gent, M., Heuvelman, C.J., Van der Heide H.G., Haller, H.O., Advani, A., Guiso, N., Wirsing Von Kőnig, C.H., Vestrheim, D.F., Dalby, T., Fry, N.K., Pierard, D., Detemmerman, L., Zavadilova, J., Fabianova, K., Logan, C., Habington, A., Byrne, M., Lutyńska, A., Mosiej, E., Pelaz, C., Gröndahl-Yli-Hannuksela, K., Barkoff, A.M., Mertsola, J., Economopoulou, A., He, Q., Mooi, F.R.
Are we missing respiratory viral infections in infants and children? Comparison of a hospital-based quality management system with standard of care
Alchikh, M., Conrad, T., Hoppe, C., Ma, X., Broberg, E., Penttinen, P., Reiche, J., Biere, B., Schweiger, B., Rath, B.
Management and control of communicable diseases in schools and other child care settings: Systematic review on the incubation period and period of infectiousness
Czumbel, I., Quinten, C., Lopalco, P., Semenza, J.C.