Antimicrobial resistance remains high – says EU report
The findings in the latest report on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in bacteria from ECDC and EFSA underline the serious threat AMR poses to public and animal health. Infections caused by bacteria that are resistant to antimicrobials lead to about 25 000 deaths in the EU every year.
Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus: Bad news and good news from the European Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Network (EARS-Net, formerly EARSS), 2002 to 2009
Gagliotti, C., Balode A., Baquero, F., Degener, J., Grundmann, H., Gur, D., Jarlier, V., Kahlmeter, G., Monen, J., Monnet, D.L., Rossolini, G.M., Suetens, C., Weist, K., Heuer, O.
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.