[PDF] Surveillance report : surveillance of healthcare-associated infections in Europe 2007

Source:
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control
Publisher:
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control
Publication date:
01 February 2012

Abstract

Around four million people in the EU acquire healthcare-associated infections (HAI) each year.  The most frequent HAI types are urinary tract infections, pneumonia, surgical site infections, bloodstream infections and gastrointestinal infections.  This surveillance report uses data from European countries to monitor HAI.