External quality assessment (EQA) of performance of laboratories participating in the European Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Network (EARS-Net), 2019
This report provides an analysis of the external quality assessment (EQA) for the antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) performance of laboratories participating in the European Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Network (EARS-Net) in 2019. A total of 952 laboratories (1–95 per country) from 30 EU/EEA countries participated in the EQA exercise.
The European Union summary report on antimicrobial resistance in zoonotic and indicator bacteria from humans, animals and food in 2010
The European Union summary report on antimicrobial resistance in zoonotic and indicator bacteria from humans, animals and food in 2010.
Public health risks of enterobacterial isolates producing extended-spectrum (beta)-lactamases or AmpC (beta)-lactamases in food and food-producing animals: An EU perspective of epidemiology, analytical methods, risk factors, and control options
Liebana, E., Carattoli, A., Coque, T.M., Hasman, H., Magiorakos, A.P., Mevius, D., Peixe, L., Poirel, L., Schuepbach-Regula, G., Torneke, K., Torren-Edo, J., Torres, C., Threlfall , J.
Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus: Bad news and good news from the European Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Network (EARS-Net, formerly EARSS), 2002 to 2009
Gagliotti, C., Balode A., Baquero, F., Degener, J., Grundmann, H., Gur, D., Jarlier, V., Kahlmeter, G., Monen, J., Monnet, D.L., Rossolini, G.M., Suetens, C., Weist, K., Heuer, O.
Rapid risk assessment: Risk related to the use of ‘do-it-yourself' CRISPR-associated gene engineering kit contaminated with pathogenic bacteria
On 24 March 2017, the German authorities reported the contamination of a ‘do-it-yourself’ bacterial gene engineering CRISPR kit produced in the US. This publication assesses the risk related to the use of ‘do-it-yourself’ CRISPR-associated gene engineering kit contaminated with pathogenic bacteria. test
Antimicrobial resistance surveillance in Europe 2013 data
This downoadable zip folder contains tables and maps presenting data collected as part of the report: Antimicrobial resistance surveillance in Europe 2013.
Attributable deaths and disability-adjusted life-years caused by infections with antibiotic-resistant bacteria in Switzerland
Gasser, M., Zingg, W., Cassini, A., Kronenberg, A.
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.