Type of HAI, Europe

Distribution of HAI types in acute care hospitals by country, ECDC PPS 2011-2012
Numbers in parentheses=total number of HAIs by country
LRTI=Lower respiratory tract infection; Pneumonia/LRTI: includes pneumonia in neonates; Bloodstream infection: includes laboratory-confirmed bloodstream infections in neonates; Percentage=percentage of all HAIs
*Country representativeness of the PPS data was optimal or good in 25 (76%) countries, and poor or very poor in 8 (24%) countries. Countries (number of participating hospitals) with poor representativeness were: Austria (n=9), Croatia (n=11), Czech Republic (n=14), Estonia (n=4), Norway (n=7), Romania (n=10) and countries with very poor representativeness were Denmark (n=3) and Sweden (n=4) and are indicated by a “*” in maps and tables.Data from the ECDC point prevalence survey of healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial use in acute care hospitals (ECDC PPS) in the period 2011-2012 as reported to TESSy as of 2013-02-06 14:06:48.