Gonococcal antimicrobial susceptibility surveillance in Europe, 2017
The overall aim of Euro-GASP is to strengthen the surveillance of gonococcal antimicrobial susceptibility in EU/EEA Member States in order to provide quality-assured data to inform gonorrhoea treatment guidelines. This report presents the results from the 2017 gonococcal antimicrobial susceptibility sentinel surveillance.
Call for scientific collaboration to support genomic-based surveillance of Neisseria gonorrhoeae-antimicrobial resistance at EU-level
ECDC is looking to establish a scientific collaboration with an organisation which can perform whole genome sequencing (WGS) of Neisseria gonorrhoeae, carry out related data analyses, share results of the analyses with ECDC and the participants of the European Gonococcal Antimicrobial Surveillance Programme as well as visualise the results.
Drug-resistance of gonorrhoea in the EU: persistent but stable
Neisseria gonorrhoea continues to show high levels of resistance to azithromycin across the European Union and European Economic Area, according to the 2016 results of the European Gonococcal Antimicrobial Surveillance Programme (Euro-GASP).
Treatment and outcomes in children with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis: A systematic review and individual patient data meta-analysis
Harausz, E.P., Garcia-Prats, A.J., Law, S., Schaaf, H.S., Kredo, T., Seddon, J.A., Menzies, D., Turkova, A., Achar, J., Amanullah, F., Barry, P., Becerra, M., Chan, E.D., Chan, P.C., Ioana Chiotan, D., Crossa, A., Drobac, P.C., Fairlie, L., Falzon, D., Flood, J., Gegia, M., Hicks, R.M., Isaakidis, P., Kadri, S.M., Kampmann, B., Madhi, S.A., Marais, E., Mariandyshev, A., Méndez-Echevarría, A., Moore, B.K., Nargiza, P., Ozere, I., Padayatchi, N., ur-Rehman, S., Rybak, N., Santiago-Garcia, B., Shah, N.S., Sharma, S., Shim, T.S., Skrahina, A., Soriano-Arandes, A., van den Boom, M., van der Werf, M.J., van der Werf, T.S., Williams, B., Yablokova, E., Yim, J.-J., Furin, J., Hesseling, A.C.
Gonococcal antimicrobial susceptibility surveillance in Europe, 2014
The surveillance of Neisseria gonorrhoeae antimicrobial susceptibility in the European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA) has been co-ordinated by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) since 2009.
3rd Meeting of the Hepatitis B and C Network
On the third meeting of the Hepatitis B and C Network national focal points and experts discussed the enhanced surveillance programme for hepatitis B and C across Europe and explored ways of improving it.