Prevalence and incidence of surgical site infections in the European Union/European Economic Area: how do these measures relate?
Meijs, A.P., Prantner, I., Kärki, T., Ferreira, J.A., Kinross, P., Presterl, E., Märtin, P., Lyytikäinen, O., Hansen, S., Szőnyi, A., Ricchizzi, E., Valinteliėnė, R., Zerafa, S., de Greeff, S.C., Berg, T.C., Fernandes, P.A., Štefkovičová, M., Asensio, A., Lamagni, T., Sartaj, M., Reilly, J., Harrison, W., Suetens, C., Koek, M.B.G.
Application of a new methodology and R package reveals a high burden of healthcare-associated infections (HAI) in Germany compared to the average in the European Union/European Economic Area, 2011 to 2012
Zacher, B., Haller, S., Willrich, N., Walter, J., Abu Sin, M., Cassini, A., Plachouras, D., Suetens, C., Behnke, M., Gastmeier, P., Wieler, L.H., Eckmanns, T.
Healthcare-associated infections: surgical site infections - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2017
In 2017, 10 149 SSIs were reported from a total of 648 512 surgical procedures.
International Society of Cardiovascular Infectious Diseases Guidelines for the Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention of Disseminated Mycobacterium chimaera Infection Following Cardiac Surgery with Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Hasse B, Hannan MM, Keller PM, Maurer FP, Sommerstein R, Mertz D, Wagner D, FernÃ¡ndez-Hidalgo N, Nomura J, Manfrin V, Bettex D, Hernandez Conte A, Durante-Mangoni E, Tang TH, Stuart RL, Lundgren J, Gordon S, Jarashow MC, Schreiber PW, Niemann S, Kohl TA, Daley CL, et al.
ECDC calls for continued action to address antimicrobial resistance in healthcare settings
On European Antibiotic Awareness Day, ECDC publishes the results of two point-prevalence surveys of healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial use in hospitals and in long-term care facilities in the EU/EEA.
Healthcare-associated infections: surgical site infections - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2016
This report is based on data for 2016 retrieved from The European Surveillance System (TESSy) on 20 March 2018. TESSy is a system for the collection, analysis and dissemination of data on communicable diseases. EU Member States and EEA countries contribute to the system by uploading their infectious disease surveillance data at regular intervals.
Healthcare-associated infections: surgical site infections - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2015
Surgical site infections (SSIs) are among the most common healthcare-associated infections (HAIs).
Surveillance of surgical site infections and prevention indicators in European hospitals - HAISSI protocol
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.
Figure 1. Participation in the surveillance of SSIs, EU/EEA, 2013–2014
Participation in the surveillance of SSIs, EU/EEA, 2013–2014
Figure 2. Types of SSI by surgical procedure type, EU/EEA, 2013–2014
Types of SSI by surgical procedure type, EU/EEA, 2013–2014