EU Diphtheria Case Definition: Position Paper, 2002
Gap analysis on securing diphtheria diagnostic capacity and diphtheria antitoxin availability in the EU/EEA
This gap analysis demonstrated that there are significant gaps in diphtheria diagnostic capacity within the EU/EEA, with only six Member States fulfilling the minimum criteria in terms of surveillance, specialised laboratory diagnostics and expertise.
Communicable disease threats report, 19-25 November 2017, week 47
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 19-25 November 2017 and includes updates on West Nile virus, Plague, monkeypox, influenza, diphtheria, yellow fever and Marburg virus disease.
Evaluation and assessment of serological immunity methods and EQA scheme of Diphtheria
This report comprises the findings of an external quality assessment for the laboratory diagnosis of diphtheria serology under the European Diphtheria Surveillance Network.
External quality assessment scheme for diphtheria diagnostics, 2013
This report describes an external quality assessment in 2013 for the laboratory diagnosis of diphtheria under the European Diphtheria Surveillance Network.
Rapid risk assessment: A case of diphtheria in Spain, 15 June 2015
The detection, management and public health response to the first case of diphtheria in Spain in nearly 30 years has highlighted challenges for preparedness against diphtheria in the European Union.
Communicable disease threats report, 13-19 March 2016, week 11
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 13-19 March 2016 and includes updates on Zika virus, haemolytic uraemic syndrome in Romania and seasonal influenza.
Communicable Disease Threats Report, 20-26 March 2016, week 13
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 20-26 March 2016 and includes updates on polio, measles, rubella, Ebola, Zika virus, influenza, haemolytic uraemic syndrome, Lassa fever, yellow fever and diphtheria.