Point prevalence survey of healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial use in European acute care hospitals – protocol version 5.3
Version 5.3 is the final protocol for the second EU-wide point prevalence survey (PPS 2016–2017). It contains major changes compared to protocol version 4.3 (PPS 2011–2012). Compared to versions 5.1 (January 2016) and 5.2 (May 2016), the current version only contains a few corrections, editorial changes and clarifications.
European surveillance of Clostridioides (Clostridium) difficile infections - surveillance protocol version 2.4
17 Dec 2019 - ECDC publishes a protocol developed for the surveillance of Clostridioides (Clostridium) difficile infections (CDI) to address the lack of standardised surveillance of CDI in EU Member States.
ECDC study protocol for genomic-based surveillance of carbapenem-resistant and/or colistin-resistant Enterobacteriaceae at the EU level
23 Jul 2018 - This ECDC study protocol describes the technical requirements for implementing future EU-level genomic-based surveillance of carbapenem-resistant and/or colistin-resistant Enterobacteriaceae.
Surveillance of surgical site infections and prevention indicators in European hospitals - HAISSI protocol
5 May 2017 - This protocol is to ensure standardisation of definitions, data collection and reporting procedures for hospitals participating in the national/regional surveillance of surgical site infections across Europe.