Identification

Name

European Influenza Surveillance Network

Short name

EISN

Status

Active

Category

System

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

Weekly

Created

2012-10-11 13:51:36+00:00

Modified

2016-07-07 18:29:32.124359+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

Epidemiological and virological surveillance data on influenza are collected through The European Surveillance System (TESSy). ECDC aims to provide to decision makers in Member States and national public health experts the basis to better assess influenza activity in Europe and to make available more accurate epidemiological and virological information to their governments, health care professionals and the general public.

Goals
(1) Consequence management
(2) Early detection
(3) Early warning
Year start

2008

URL http://ecdc.europa.eu/en/activities/surveillance/EISN/Pages/index.aspx
URL (alternate) http://ecdc.europa.eu/en/publications/surveillance_reports/influenza/Pages/weekly_influenza_surveillance_overview.aspx
Related system
(1) Community Network of Reference Laboratories (CNRL)
(2) The European Surveillance System (TESSy)

Disease and Geography

Locations
(1) Europe
(2) European Union
Geography

No

Diseases
(1) Influenza

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Clinic/Health Care Provider Records
(2) ED/Hospital Records
(3) Laboratory Records