Healthcare-associated infections: Clostridium difficile infections - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2016
In 2016, 20 EU/EEA countries reported CDI data to ECDC for 593 surveillance periods from 556 hospitals.
Update of Clostridium difficile-associated disease due to PCR ribotype 027 in Europe.
Kuijper, E.J., Coignard, B., Brazier, J.S., Suetens, C., Drudy, D., Wiuff, C., Pituch, H., Reichert, P., Schneider F., Widmer, A.F., Olsen, K.E., Allerberger, .F, Notermans, D.W., Barbut, F., Delmée, M., Wilcox, M., Pearson, A., Patel, B.C., Brown, D.J., Frei, R., Akerlund, T., Poxton, I.R., Tüll, P.
European surveillance of Clostridioides (Clostridium) difficile infections - surveillance protocol version 2.4
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.
European surveillance of Clostridium difficile infections - surveillance protocol version 2.3
This updated protocol prescribes the methodology, and provides the data collection tools required to achieve the objectives of European surveillance of CDIs.
European Surveillance of Clostridium difficile infections. Surveillance protocol version 2.2
This protocol prescribes the methodology, and provides the data collection tools required to achieve the objectives of European surveillance of Clostridium difficile infections (CDIs).
Laboratory procedures for diagnosis and typing of human Clostridium difficile infection
The aim of this document is to support Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) surveillance in Europe with appropriate microbiological standardised procedures, and can be used by microbiologists, infectious diseases specialists and infection prevention control specialists.