OECD highlights the progress made in laboratory systems in the EU/EEA since the implementation of EULabCap
The OECD report ‘Health at a Glance: Europe 2018’ summarises the EULabCap indicator results in the chapter on public health laboratory capacity to control infectious disease threats.
Call for scientific collaboration to support genomic-based surveillance of Neisseria gonorrhoeae-antimicrobial resistance at EU-level
ECDC is looking to establish a scientific collaboration with an organisation which can perform whole genome sequencing (WGS) of Neisseria gonorrhoeae, carry out related data analyses, share results of the analyses with ECDC and the participants of the European Gonococcal Antimicrobial Surveillance Programme as well as visualise the results.
External quality assessment of laboratory performance – European Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Network (EARS-Net), 2017
This report provides an analysis of the external quality assessment (EQA) performance of laboratories participating in the European Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Network (EARS-Net) in 2017.
Third Joint Workshop on AMR in Salmonella and Campylobacter
This workshop on AMR in Salmonella and Campylobacter was arranged in cooperation with the FWD Network and the EU reference laboratory for antimicrobial resistance network.
Antimicrobial resistance surveillance in Europe 2015
This report presents antimicrobial resistance data for seven microorganisms of major public health importance. For 2015, data were reported by 29 countries. The report also presents trend analyses for the period 2012–2015.
WGS analysis and molecular resistance mechanisms of azithromycin-resistant (MIC >2 mg/L) Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolates in Europe from 2009 to 2014
Jacobsson, S., Golparian, D., Cole, M., Spiteri, G., Martin, I., Bergheim, T., Borrego, M.J., Crowley, B., Crucitti, T., Van Dam, A.P., Hoffmann, S., Jeverica, S., Kohl, P., Mlynarczyk-Bonikowska, B., Pakarna, G., Stary, A., Stefanelli, P., Pavlik, P., Tzelepi, E., Abad, R., Harris, S.R., Unemo, M.
Evaluation of influenza virus antiviral susceptibility testing in Europe: Results from the first external quality assessment exercise
Thompson, C.I., Lackenby, A., Daniels, R.S., McCauley, J.W., Pereyaslov, D., Broberg, E.K., Meijer, A., Zambon, M.C.,
Molecular epidemiological typing within the European Gonococcal Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Programme reveals predominance of a multidrugresistant clone
Chisholm, S.A., Unemo, M., Quaye, N., Johansson, E., Cole, M.J., Ison, C.A., van der Laar, M.J.W.
First Evaluation after Implementation of a Quality Control System for the Second Line Drug Susceptibility Testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Joint Efforts in Low and High Incidence Countries
Hillemann, D., Hoffner, S., Cirillo, D., Drobniewski, F., Richter, E., Rusch-Gerdes, S.