Identification

Name

European Diphtheria Surveillance Network

Short name

EDSN

Status

Active

Category

System

Organizations
(1) European Centre for Disease Protection and Control (ECDC)
Update frequency

Near Real-time

Created

2014-06-05 13:32:18+00:00

Modified

2016-07-07 18:26:04.483255+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

The activities of the EDSN are aimed at integrating surveillance of all diphtheria diseases caused by toxigenic C. diphtheriae and C. ulcerans from an epidemiology and laboratory point of view. The online database provides access to integrated case, epidemiological and genotyping data.

Goals
(1) Early detection
Year start

2010

URL http://ecdc.europa.eu/en/healthtopics/diphtheria/EDSN/Pages/index.aspx
URL (alternate) http://ecdc.europa.eu/en/healthtopics/diphtheria/Pages/Publications.aspx
Related system
(1) Diptheria Surveillance Network (DIPNET)
(2) The European Surveillance System (TESSy)

Disease and Geography

Locations
(1) Iceland
(2) Liechtenstein
(3) Norway
Geography

No

Diseases
(1) Diphtheria
Disease properties
(1) Vaccine preventable

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Laboratory Records