Rapid risk assessment: Increase in OXA-244 -producing Escherichia coli in the European Union/European Economic Area and the UK since 2013, first update
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.
JIACRA III - Antimicrobial consumption and resistance in bacteria from humans and animals
Third joint inter-agency report on integrated analysis of antimicrobial agent consumption and occurrence of antimicrobial resistance in bacteria from humans and food-producing animals in the EU/EEA.
The European Union Summary Report on Antimicrobial Resistance in zoonotic and indicator bacteria from humans, animals and food in 2018/2019
In 2018–2019, data on antimicrobial resistance in zoonotic and indicator bacteria, submitted by 28 EU Member States (MSs), were jointly analysed by the EFSA and the ECDC.
Assessment tool for joint One Health country visits in relation to antimicrobial resistance
This updated assessment tool, which outlines the indicators for human health and the joint parts of the country visits, should be used in conjunction with respective EC assessment tools for the veterinary and environmental sectors. The updated assessment tool was drafted after an expert consultation meeting in Stockholm on 5–6 February 2020 and finalised after review by the participating experts.
Risk Assessment: Emergence of hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae ST23 carrying carbapenemase genes in EU/EEA countries
This document assesses the risk associated with the dissemination of carbapenemase-producing hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae (hvKp) of sequence type (ST) 23 and other STs in the European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA).
Antimicrobial resistance in the EU/EEA (EARS-Net) - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2019
This report is based on data reported to the European Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Network (EARS-Net) for the period 2015 to 2019, retrieved from The European Surveillance System (TESSy) and ECDC’s decentralised data storage for antimicrobial resistance and healthcare-associated infections (ARHAI) on 10 September 2020.
Antibiotic Resistance - What can you do as a healthcare specialist?
We are facing the possibility of a future where antibiotics will no longer be effective due to the antimicrobial resistance. This video explains what healthcare specialists can do to prevent this.
Epidemiological situation, laboratory capacity and preparedness for carbapenem-resistant acinetobacter baumannii in Europe, 2019
Lötsch, F., Albiger, B., Monnet, D.L., Struelens, M.J., Seifert, H., Kohlenberg, A.