World Hepatitis Day 2018
On the occasion of World Hepatitis Day, ECDC launched online prevalence database for hepatitis B and C which included data mainly based on peer-reviewed cross sectional studies from 2006 onwards.
Chronic hepatitis B infections on the rise since 2008
In 2017, the majority (58%) of the almost 27 000 newly reported hepatitis B cases in the European Union and European Economic Area were classified as chronic infections. This follows a consistent upward trend in reported chronic hepatitis B cases since 2008.
Options for national testing and surveillance for hepatitis E virus in the EU/EEA - Operational guidance
This operational guidance, developed by ECDC in collaboration with its hepatitis E virus (HEV) expert group, offers options on the implementation or adjustment of HEV surveillance at a national level.
Childhood multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in the European union and European economic area: An analysis of tuberculosis surveillance data from 2007 to 2015
Ködmön, C., van den Boom, M., Zucs, P., van der Werf, M.J.
Current prevalence of chronic hepatitis B and C virus infection in the general population, blood donors and pregnant women in the EU/EEA: a systematic review
Hofstraat, S.H.I., Falla, A.M., Duffell, E.F., Hahné, S.J.M., Amato-Gauci, A.J., Veldhuijzen, I.K., Tavoschi, L.
Hepatitis E virus infection in Europe: Surveillance and descriptive epidemiology of confirmed cases, 2005 to 2015
Aspinall, E.J., Couturier, E., Faber, M., Said, B., Ijaz, S., Tavoschi, L., Takkinen, J., Adlhoch, C.
HIV testing in Europe: Evaluating the impact, added value, relevance and usability of the European centre for disease prevention and control (ECDC)’s 2010 HIV testing guidance
Sullivan, A.K., Sperle, I., Raben, D., Amato-Gauci, A.J., Lundgren, J.D., Yazdanpanah, Y., Jakobsen, S.F., Tavoschi, L.