ECDC technical consultation on harnessing genomics for epidemiological surveillance
The aim of the technical consultation was to review ECDC’s molecular surveillance strategy with leading scientists in molecular epidemiology and public health microbiology.
Molecular epidemiological typing within the European Gonococcal Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Programme reveals predominance of a multidrugresistant clone
Chisholm, S.A., Unemo, M., Quaye, N., Johansson, E., Cole, M.J., Ison, C.A., van der Laar, M.J.W.
Strengthening the Reporting of Molecular Epidemiology for Infectious Diseases (STROME-ID): An extension of the STROBE statement
Field, N., Cohen, T., Struelens, M.J., Palm, D., Cookson, B., Glynn, J.R., Gallo, V., Ramsay, M., Sonnenberg, P., MacCannell, D., Charlett, A., Egger, M., Green, J., Vineis, P., Abubakar, I.
Molecular epidemiology of human pathogens: How to translate breakthroughs into public health practice, Stockholm, November 2011
Palm, D., Johansson, K., Ozin, A., Friedrich, A.W., Grundmann, H., Larsson, J.T., Struelens, M.J.
Update of Clostridium difficile-associated disease due to PCR ribotype 027 in Europe.
Kuijper, E.J., Coignard, B., Brazier, J.S., Suetens, C., Drudy, D., Wiuff, C., Pituch, H., Reichert, P., Schneider F., Widmer, A.F., Olsen, K.E., Allerberger, .F, Notermans, D.W., Barbut, F., Delmée, M., Wilcox, M., Pearson, A., Patel, B.C., Brown, D.J., Frei, R., Akerlund, T., Poxton, I.R., Tüll, P.
Rapid risk assessment: multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in migrants, multi-country cluster - 2nd update, 27 March 2017
This second update provides information regarding the risk of EU transmission of an MDR TB clone initially detected in seven asylum seekers from the Horn of Africa who currently reside in Switzerland.
Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in migrants, multi-country cluster - 3rd update, 13 April 2017
A multi-country cluster of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR TB) involving 28 migrants has been delineated by whole genome sequencing (WGS) in migrants recently having arrived from countries in the Horn of Africa.
Rapid risk assessment: Multi-country outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes serogroup IVb, multi-locus sequence type 6, infections linked to frozen corn and possibly to other frozen vegetables – first update
This document provides an updated assessment of the cross-border public health risk associated with consumption of frozen corn and possibly linked to other frozen vegetables contaminated with L. monocytogenes.
Expert opinion on whole genome sequencing for public health surveillance
This document sets out ECDC's five year vision for using whole genome sequencing (WGS) technology within the context of its agreed strategy and roadmap for integrating typing data into EU level surveillance and cross-border outbreak assessment.