European Surveillance of Clostridium difficile infections. Surveillance protocol version 2.1
ECDC publishes a protocol developed for the surveillance Clostridium difficile infections (CDI) to address the lack of standardised surveillance of CDI in EU Member States.
Annual Epidemiological Report 2009 [2007 data]
This edition of the Annual Report gives special attention to vaccine-preventable diseases and immunisation programmesin the European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA) countries. This edition was revised January and June 2010 and has authority over the print edition.
- Antimicrobial resistance
- Avian influenza virus
- Emerging disease
- Food- and waterborne diseases
- Healthcare-associated infections
- HIV infection
- Influenza in humans, avian origin
- Influenza in humans, seasonal
- Sexually transmitted infections
- Vaccine preventable diseases
- Vector-borne disease
Healthcare Infection Society (HIS) Conference 2014
The ninth Healthcare Infection Society (HIS) International Conference was a three-day conference focussing on infection prevention and control, organised by the HIS in collaboration with the French Society of Hospital Hygiene (SF2H). The conference programme covered a range of key topics such as epidemiology, surveillance, information technology in infection prevention and control, decontamination, blood borne viruses, antimicrobial resistance and rapid diagnostic methods.
ECDC expert visit to Romania to discuss aspects related to healthcare-associated infections
A team of multidisciplinary experts, including ECDC staff and an expert from Norway, visited Romania between 4 and 7 July to discuss aspects related to the detection, surveillance, prevention and control of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), together with staff at the Ministry of Health, the National Institute for Public Health and other Romanian stakeholders. This was an exploratory visit following a request for support made by the Romanian Minister of Health to tackle the challenges that the country was currently facing in this area.
New ECDC protocols for surveillance of healthcare-associated infections: targeted surveillance is an essential tool for control and prevention
Today, ECDC’s Healthcare-associated Infections Surveillance Network (HAI-Net) publishes a new version of the software application HelicsWin.Net.