Invasive pneumococcal disease
Disease data from ECDC Surveillance Atlas
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External quality assessment (EQA) of performance of laboratories participating in the European Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Network (EARS-Net), 2019
Automated digital reporting of clinical laboratory information to national public health surveillance systems, results of a EU/EEA survey, 2018
A cluster of Legionnaires' disease in Belgium linked to a cooling tower, August-September 2016: Practical approach and challenges
Despite good access to effective antibiotics, Streptococcus pneumoniae (pneumococci) is still a major cause of disease and death in both developing and developed countries.
Policy briefings, guidance, expert opinions, risk assessments and peer-reviewed publications
ECDC promotes the performance of external quality assessment (EQA) schemes, in which laboratories are sent simulated clinical specimens or bacterial isolates for testing by routine or reference laboratory methods.