Surveillance of antimicrobial resistance in Europe, 2020 data
The results presented in this executive summary are based on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) data from invasive isolates reported to the Central Asian and European Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance (CAESAR) and the European Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Network (EARS-Net) in 2021 (data referring to 2020). Twelve countries and Kosovo reported data to CAESAR, while 29 countries, including all from the European Union (EU) and two from the European Economic Area (EEA) (Iceland and Norway), reported data to EARS-Net.
Data from the ECDC Surveillance Atlas - Antimicrobial resistance
The data is updated annually based on antimicrobial resistance data from invasive isolates reported to the European Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Network (EARS-Net) by EU/EEA countries. It refers to the previous year.
Antimicrobial resistance is the ability of a microorganism (e.g., a bacterium, a virus) to resist the action of an antimicrobial agent. The major cause of antimicrobial resistance remains the use of antimicrobials in human medicine.Read more
EAAD 2021 digital campaign
EAAD will this year be marked with a digital campaign, in partnership with the World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW), during the week of 18-24 November 2021.Read more
Directory of online resources for prevention and control of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and healthcare-associated infections (HAI)
The directory lists strategies, guidance documents, training courses and research projects on the prevention and control of antimicrobial resistance and healthcare-associated infections available online.Read more