Research & Projects

ESCMID Panorama

Presentations & Publications

Hospital Epidemiology

ESCMID organised this PGEC in collaboration with the Society for Hospital Epidemiology of America (SHEA) in San Lorenzo de El Escorial (Madrid), Spain, 7 - 11 November 2009.


Antimicrobial drug use and infection control practices associated with the prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in European hospitals

MacKenzie FM, Bruce J, Struelens MJ, Goossens H, Mollison J, Gould IM; ARPAC Steering Group.
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2007; 13(3):269-76

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Status of infection control policies and organisation in European hospitals, 2001: the ARPAC study

ESGNI has looked at MRSA carriage in ECCMID attendees and reviewed training curriculum in infection control and has been a very active participant in the DG R&D ARPAC project eg Struelens M, Wagner D, Bruce J, MacKenzie FM, Cookson B, Voss A, van den Broek PJ, Gould IM, ARPAC Steering Group.
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2006; 12(8):729-37

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Postoperative infections after major heart surgery and prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia: a one-day European prevalence study (ESGNI-008)

Bouza et al.
J Hosp Infect 2006; 64(3):224-30

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Infections following major heart surgery in European intensive care units: there is room for improvement (ESGNI 007 Study)

Bouza et al.
J Hosp Infect 2006; 63(4):399-405

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Last update: 15 December 2009