Collection of online resources for prevention and control of antimicrobial resistance and healthcare-associated infections now available
ECDC gathered guidance documents on prevention and control of infection with carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) available online, published by EU/EEA Member States, ECDC, other agencies and scientific societies.
Seroincidence calculator tool
The seroincidence calculator utilises the combination of serum antibody levels (lgG, lgM, and lgA) at a given point in time to estimate the time since seroconversion, which in turn gives an estimate of annual 'force of infection' in the tested population.
Survey of National Reference Laboratory capacity for six FWD in EU/EEA countries
In 2009, a survey was conducted to form a picture of the availability and scope of services offered by National Reference Laboratories in EU and EEA countries with respect to six priority food and waterborne pathogens: Campylobacter, Listeria, Salmonella, Shigella, Shiga toxin/verotoxin–producing Escherichia coli (STEC/VTEC) and Yersinia.
Food-borne infections: Study of outbreaks - The key to the source [Lebensmittelbedingte infektionen: Untersuchung von Ausbrüchen - der Schlüssel zur Quelle]
The European Union Summary Report on antimicrobial resistance in zoonotic and indicator bacteria from humans, animals and food in 2012
This report shows joint analysis by ECDC and EFSA of antimicrobial resistance data among zoonotic and indicator bacteria submitted by 26 European Union Member States in 2012.
EU protocol for harmonised monitoring of antimicrobial resistance in human Salmonella and Campylobacter isolates
The European Union summary report on antimicrobial resistance in zoonotic and indicator bacteria from humans, animals and food in 2017
The data on antimicrobial resistance in zoonotic and indicator bacteria in 2017, submitted by 28 EU Member States (MSs), were jointly analysed by EFSA and ECDC. Resistance in zoonotic Salmonella and Campylobacter from humans, animals and food, and resistance in indicator Escherichia coli as well as meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in animals and food were addressed, and temporal trends assessed.
European Union Summary Report on Trends and Sources of Zoonoses, Zoonotic Agents and Food-borne Outbreaks in 2013
The report presents the results of the zoonoses monitoring activities carried out in 2013 in 32 European countries:eg 28 Member States (MS) and four non-Member States (non-MS) European Free Trade Association (EFTA) countries.
EFSA/ECDC European Union summary report on antimicrobial resistance in zoonotic indicator bacteria from humans, animals and food in 2013
The antimicrobial resistance data on zoonotic and indicator bacteria in 2013, submitted by 28 EU Member States, were jointly analysed by EFSA and ECDC.
Expert Opinion on the introduction of next-generation typing methods for food- and waterborne diseases in the EU and EEA
This report describes many of the aspects that should be taken into account. It systematically covers the entire process from sample provision and sequencing to data analysis and collaboration with other organisations.