Summary of the latest data on antibiotic resistance in the European Union
The data presented in this section were collected by the European Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Network (EARS-Net), which is coordinated by ECDC. For 2015, a total of 30 countries, including all EU Member States and two EEA countries (Iceland and Norway), reported data to EARS-Net. For more details on EARS-Net, surveillance results and information on methods, please refer to the EARS-Net Annual Report 2014i and the ECDC Surveillance Atlas of Infectious Diseasesii .
Summary of the latest data on antibiotic consumption in the European Union
Antibiotic consumption data presented in this summary were collected by the European Surveillance of
Antimicrobial Consumption Network (ESAC-Net) at ECDC.
Last-line antibiotics are failing: options to address this urgent threat to patients and healthcare systems
The emergence and spread of highly-resistant bacteria, especially those resistant to ‘last-line’ antibiotics, such as carbapenems and colistin, is a grave public health concern and a threat to patient safety and economies in Europe and globally.