EU Diphtheria Case Definition: Position Paper, 2002
External quality assurance scheme for diphtheria diagnostics 2010
This report presents the results of the 2010 EQA exercise that assessed the capabilities of diagnosing diphtheria in 28 reference laboratories across Europe. Participating centres were asked to complete a questionnaire and identify six simulated throat specimens.
Evaluation and assessment of serological immunity methods and EQA scheme of Diphtheria
This report comprises the findings of an external quality assessment for the laboratory diagnosis of diphtheria serology under the European Diphtheria Surveillance Network.
External quality assessment scheme for diphtheria diagnostics, 2013
This report describes an external quality assessment in 2013 for the laboratory diagnosis of diphtheria under the European Diphtheria Surveillance Network.
Communicable disease threats report, 31 May - 6 June 2015, week 23
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threat Report (CDTR) covers the period 31 May - 6 June 2015, and includes updates on diphtheria, West Nile virus, Ebola virus, MERS, Chikungunya, dengue, polio and avian influenza.
Communicable disease threats report, 7-13 June 2015, week 24
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 7-13 June 2015, and includes updates on diphtheria, West Nile virus, MERS, Ebola virus, polio, avian influenza
Rapid risk assessment: A case of diphtheria in Spain, 15 June 2015
The detection, management and public health response to the first case of diphtheria in Spain in nearly 30 years has highlighted challenges for preparedness against diphtheria in the European Union.
Rapid risk assessment: Cutaneous diphtheria among recently arrived refugees and asylum-seekers in the EU, 31 July 2015
This rapid risk assessment concludes that there is currently no indication that these cases represent a significant outbreak of diphtheria among refugees in Europe.