Surveillance of surgical site infections in European hospitals – HAISSI protocol
Surgical site infections are among the most common healthcare-associated infections, associated with longer postoperative hospital stay, additional surgical procedures or stay in an intensive care unit, and often higher mortality.
Point prevalence survey of healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial use in European acute care hospitals – protocol version 4.3
The protocol provides a standardised methodology to Member States and hospitals in response to article II.8.c of Council Recommendation 2009/C 151/01 of 9 June 2009 on patient safety, including the prevention and control of healthcare-associated infections. It also integrates the main variables of the ESAC hospital PPS protocol, thereby providing support to Council Recommendation 2002/77/EC of 15 November 2001 on the prudent use of antimicrobial agents in human medicine.
Guidance and protocol for the serological diagnosis of human infection with Bordetella pertussis
European surveillance of Clostridium difficile infections - surveillance protocol version 2.3
This updated protocol prescribes the methodology, and provides the data collection tools required to achieve the objectives of European surveillance of CDIs.
Surveillance of healthcare-associated infections and prevention indicators in European intensive care units: HAI-Net ICU protocol, version 2.2
This protocol is to ensure standardisation of definitions, data collection and reporting procedures for hospitals participating in the national/regional surveillance of healthcare-associated infections in intensive care units across Europe.
HAI-Net Extranet: Operational versions of protocols, training and FAQ for point prevalence survey on infections in acute care hospitals
Operational versions of the validation protocol, training materials and FAQs (for hospitals) are now available on the ECDC Extranet. Please log in to access it.
EU protocol for harmonised monitoring of antimicrobial resistance in human Salmonella and Campylobacter isolates
Point prevalence survey validation protocol – Version 2.1 - Point prevalence survey of healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial use in European acute care hospitals
This protocol is the final ECDC point prevalence survey (PPS) validation protocol, which was adapted according to the findings of the pilot validation study and discussed with experts from Member States at a meeting in London on 5 March 2012.
European surveillance of healthcare-associated infections in intensive care units: HAI-Net ICU protocol, version 1.02
The main objective of this protocol is to ensure the standardised collection and reporting of data on healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) in intensive care units (ICUs) across Europe which contribute to the EU surveillance of HAIs.