Microbes Without Borders: Key Facts on Infectious Diseases in Europe - Highlights from ECDC’s annual report on infectious diseases in Europe
HelicsWin.Net 2.3 user manual
This document is intended for hospital staff that use HelicsWin.Net to collect or administer data collected using ECDC’s HAI-Net surveillance of healthcare-associated infections methods (HAINet PPS and ICU).
Protocol for validation of point prevalence surveys of healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial use in European long-term care facilities – Version 1.1
This protocol provides national survey coordinators (NSCs) and national/regional validation teams (VTs) with the methodology, data collection forms and definitions of variables to collect data during the HALT-3 project.
Protocol for point prevalence surveys of healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial use in European long-term care facilities – Version 2.1
This protocol provides national survey coordinators and local data collectors in the HALT-3 project with the methodology, data collection forms and definitions of variables to collect from long-term care facilities.
Point prevalence survey of healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial use in European acute care hospitals – protocol version 5.3
Version 5.3 is the final protocol for the second EU-wide point prevalence survey (PPS 2016–2017). It contains major changes compared to protocol version 4.3 (PPS 2011–2012). Compared to versions 5.1 (January 2016) and 5.2 (May 2016), the current version only contains a few corrections, editorial changes and clarifications.
Last-line antibiotics are failing: options to address this urgent threat to patients and healthcare systems
This briefing aims to draw the attention of policymakers to examples of measures that can be taken at national and local levels to halt the spread of highly resistant bacteria, especially those resistant to ‘last-line’ antibiotics.
RRA: Invasive cardiovascular infection by Mycobacterium chimaera associated with the 3T heater-cooler system used during open-heart surgery - 1st update, 21 November 2016
In view of new evidence, ECDC has updated its rapid risk assessment on the potential risk of invasive cardiovascular infection by M. chimaera associated with the use of heater-cooler units.
Annual Epidemiological Report on Communicable Diseases in Europe 2007 [2005 data]
Annual Epidemiological Report on Communicable Diseases in Europe 2007
Catalogue of infection control and hospital hygiene courses in the European Union – 2016
This catalogue of available infection control and hospital hygiene courses (IC/HH) provides the first list of evaluated training programmes in IC/HH in EU, EEA and EU enlargement countries.
The European Union summary report on antimicrobial resistance in zoonotic and indicator bacteria from humans, animals and food in 2015
European Union summary report based on data on antimicrobial resistance in zoonotic and indicator bacteria in 2015, submitted by 28 EU Member States (MSs), jointly analysed by EFSA and ECDC.