Third external quality assessment on antimicrobial susceptibility testing and detection of ESBL-, acquired AmpC-, and carbapenemase-production of Salmonella, 2017
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).
Communicable disease threats report, 24-30 May 2020, week 22
This issue of the CDTR (Communicable Disease Threats Report) covers the period from 24-30 May 2020 and includes updates on COVID-19, Ebola fever and influenza.
Communicable disease threats report, 10-16 May 2020, week 20
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 10-16 May 2020 and includes updates on Ebola virus disease, COVID-19 associatd with SARS-CoV-2, influenza season 2019-2020, Ebola virus disease in the Demoratic Republic of the Congo 2018-2020 and influenza A(H9N2).
Shiga toxin/verocytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC/VTEC) infection - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2018
For 2018, 30 EU/EEA countries reported 8 658 confirmed cases of infection with Shigatoxin/verocytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC/VTEC).
Ninth external quality assessment scheme for Salmonella typing
ECDC is supporting a large number of targeted External Quality Assessment (EQA) schemes with voluntary participation by reference or primary laboratories, which are active members of EU surveillance networks.
Communicable disease threats report, 12-18 April 2020, week 16
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 12-18 April 2020 and includes updates on COVID-19, Ebola virus disease, seasonal influenza and dengue.
Avian influenza overview November 2019 – February 2020
Between 16 November 2019 and 15 February 2020, 36 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) A(H5N8) virus outbreaks were reported in Europe in poultry (n=34), captive birds (n=1) and wild birds (n=2), in Poland, Hungary, Slovakia, Romania, Germany, Czechia and Ukraine, one HPAI outbreak caused by a simultaneous infection with A(H5N2) and A(H5N8) was reported in poultry in Bulgaria, and two low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) A(H5) virus outbreaks were reported in poultry in the United Kingdom and in Denmark.
Communicable disease threats report, 8-14 March 2020, week 11
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 8-14 March 2020 and includes updates on Ebola virus disease, measles, influenza A(H9N2), seasonal influenza and COVID-19 associated with SARS-CoV-2.
The European Union Summary Report on Antimicrobial Resistance in zoonotic and indicator bacteria from humans, animals and food in 2017/2018
Data on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in zoonotic and indicator bacteria from humans, animals and
food are collected annually by the EU Member States (MSs), jointly analysed by EFSA and ECDC and
reported in a yearly EU Summary Report.
Rapid risk assessment: Increase in OXA -244 -producing Escherichia coli in the European Union/European Economic Area and the UK since 2013
Rapid risk/outbreaks assessment aim at supporting the countries and the European Commission in their preparedness and response to a public health threat. They provide a timely summary and risk assessment of a public health threat for EU/EEA countries related to a specific event. They also include potential options for response. As outbreaks or public health events develop, ECDC may issue updated risk assessments.