ECDC roadmap for integration of molecular typing into European-level surveillance and epidemic preparedness – Version 1.2, 2013
This document presents the recommended priority options and implementation processes for the medium-term integration of molecular typing into EU-level surveillance and epidemic preparedness. The roadmap will be updated on an annual basis, proposing molecular typing integration for additional pathogens. There will also be a bi-annual review and evaluation of performance and public health usefulness of all ongoing molecular surveillance components implemented.
Infection prevention and control and preparedness for COVID-19 in healthcare settings - fourth update
3 Jul 2020 - This document aims to provide guidance to EU/EEA healthcare facilities and healthcare providers on infection prevention and control (IPC) measures for the management of suspected and confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection in healthcare settings, including long-term care facilities. It also offers guidance on the management of specimens at laboratories in the EU/EEA.
Conducting in-action and after-action reviews of the public health response to COVID-19
4 Jun 2020 - This document aims to support the implementation of after-action reviews (AARs) and in-action reviews (IARs) focused on the public health response to COVID-19.
Third external quality assessment on antimicrobial susceptibility testing and detection of ESBL-, acquired AmpC-, and carbapenemase-production of Salmonella, 2017
29 May 2020 - This report presents the results of the third round of the external quality assessment (EQA) on antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) for national public health laboratories on Salmonella (hereafter Salmonella EQA3-AST).