Surveillance of invasive pneumococcal disease in Europe, 2010
In 2010, a new enhanced surveillance system for invasive pneumococcal disease was established in the European Union, coordinated by ECDC, and this report describes the results of the first year of data collection (2010 data). The main aim is to provide information on the epidemiological trends and morbidity caused by the circulating S. pneumoniae serotypes, antimicrobial susceptibility and certain other epidemiological features of invasive pneumococcal disease.
Surveillance of invasive bacterial diseases in Europe, 2011
This report describes the occurrence of invasive bacterial diseases in Europe during 2011.
Surveillance of invasive bacterial diseases in Europe, 2012
This report describes the occurrence of invasive bacterial diseases (IBD) in Europe during 2012, based on data collected through The European Surveillance System (TESSy).
External quality assessment scheme for Streptococcus pneumoniae – 2014
In July 2014, a panel of three strains of Streptococcus pneumoniae and two simulated samples of cerebrospinal fluid was sent to 30 reference laboratories in the IBD-labnet surveillance network for quality assessment testing. This report summarises the diagnostic results submitted by the participating laboratories.
Systematic review on the incubation and infectiousness/shedding period of communicable diseases in children
Illnesses caused by infectious diseases are common in children in schools or other childcare settings. Currently there is no common EU approach to the control of communicable diseases in schools or other childcare settings, and existing information is uncertain.
Invasive pneumococcal disease - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2017
In 2017, 23 886 confirmed cases of invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) were reported in the EU/EEA.
Population-level antimicrobial consumption is associated with decreased antimicrobial susceptibility in Neisseria gonorrhoeae in 24 European countries: an ecological analysis.
Kenyon, C., Buyze, J., Spiteri, G., Cole, M.J., Unemo, M.
A cluster of Legionnaires' disease in Belgium linked to a cooling tower, August-September 2016: Practical approach and challenges
Hammami, N., Laisnez, V., Wybo, I., Uvijn, D., Broucke, C., Van Damme, A., Van Zandweghe, L., Bultynck, W., Temmerman, W., Van De Ginste, L., Moens, T., Robesyn, E.