Sixth external quality assessment scheme for typing of verocytotoxin-producing E.coli
This report presents the results of the sixth round of the external quality assessment (EQA) scheme for typing of verocytotoxin-producing E.coli. The EQA was carried out from January to April 2015, with 29 public health reference laboratories from 30 EU countries participating.
The European Union summary report on trends and sources of zoonoses, zoonotic agents and food-borne outbreaks in 2014
This report presents the results of the zoonoses monitoring activities carried out in 2014 in 32 European countries: 28 Member States and four non-Member States European Free Trade Association countries.
Communicable disease threats report, Week 52, 20-26 December 2015
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers 20-26 December 2015 and includes updates on polio, influenza A(H7N9), MERS, Ebola, Zika, influenza and public health risks associated with refugee movements in Europe.
- Ebola haemorrhagic fever
- Emerging and Vector-borne Diseases Programme
- Food- and waterborne diseases
- Food- and Waterborne Diseases and Zoonoses Programme
- Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus
- Programme on HIV, Sexually Transmitted Infections and viral Hepatitis
- Public health threat
- Western Africa
- Zika virus disease
Legionnaires’ disease in Europe, 2014
This surveillance report is based on the 2014 disease surveillance data collected by the European Legionnaires’ Disease Surveillance Network.
Laboratory standard operating procedure for multiple-locus variable-number tandem repeat analysis of Salmonella enterica serotype Enteritidis
This publication aims to provide EU/EEA data providers with a single protocol for performing multiple-locus variable-number tandem repeat analysis (MLVA) of Salmonella enterica serotype Enteritidis (S. Enteritidis) and thereby ensure interlaboratory comparability of the generated results using capillary electrophoresis (CE).
EU protocol for harmonised monitoring of antimicrobial resistance in human Salmonella and Campylobacter isolates – June 2016
The Protocol is targeted at the national public health reference laboratories to guide the susceptibility testing needed for EU surveillance and the reporting to ECDC.
Hepatitis A virus in the EU/EEA, 1975–2014
A systematic review of seroprevalence and incidence comprising European surveillance data and national vaccination recommendations. This report provides a comprehensive picture of Hepatitis A virus (HAV) infection epidemiology in the EU/EEA between 1975 and 2014.
Seventh external quality assessment for Salmonella typing
This report presents the results of the seventh round of the external quality assessment (EQA-7) scheme for typing of Salmonella enterica spp. organised for laboratories in the Food- and Waterborne Diseases and Zoonoses network (FWD-Net).
Rapid risk assessment: Multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis PT8 infection, MLVA type 2-10-8-5-2, associated with handling of feeder mice
This publication assesses the risk of Salmonella infection associated with exposure to feeder mice in the context of a multi-country outbreak of S. Enteritidis PT 8 infection, characterised by MLVA type 2-10-8-5-2.
Seventh external quality assessment scheme for typing of verocytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli
This report presents the results of the seventh round of the external quality assessment (EQA) scheme for typing of verocytotoxin-producing E.coli.