Protocol for validation of point prevalence surveys of healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial use in European long-term care facilities – Version 1.1
This protocol provides national survey coordinators (NSCs) and national/regional validation teams (VTs) with the methodology, data collection forms and definitions of variables to collect data in a validation survey synchronous with the third point prevalence survey (PPS) of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) and antimicrobial use in European long-term care facilities (LTCFs) during the HALT-3 project.
Annex 1: Validation Protocol - Institutional Questionnaire
HALT-3 Validation protocol-v1.1: Annex 1, Institutional Questionnaire
Annex 2: Validation protocol: Resident questionnaire
HALT-3 Validation Protocol-v1.1: Annex 2, resident questionnaire.
Annex 4: Validation protocol - Case definitions
HALT-3 validation protocol-v1.1: Annex 4, case definitions