Volksgezondheid & Surveillance
Zorginfecties & Antimicrobiële Resistentie (NSIH)





  -Clostridium difficile
  -Postoperatieve wondinfecties
  -Intensieve zorgen

 Antimicrobiële resistentie

  -EARS-net BE


  -Gebruik van antimicrobiële middelen

Chronische zorginstellingen

  -Infecties, antimicrobieel gebruik en resistentie

Registratie tools


Overzicht | Download | Contact

Nationale surveillance van nosocomiale infecties op intensieve zorgen (NSIH-ICU)

Surveillance tools

Nationale Resultaten


  • Mertens K. Marginal structural and structural nested models for causal inference in hospital epidemiology. PhD thesis, University of Gent, academy year 2015-2016.
  • Hammami N, Mertens K, Overholser R, Goetghebeur E, Catry B and Lambert ML. Validation of a Sampling Method to Collect Exposure Data for Central-Line‚ÄďAssociated Bloodstream Infections. Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology 2016, doi:10.1017/ice.2015.344.
  • Lambert ML, Silversmit G, Savey A, Palomar M, Hiesmayr M, Agodi A, Van Rompaye B, Mertens K, Vansteelandt S.
  • Preventable proportion of severe infections acquired in intensive care units: case-mix adjusted estimations from patient-based surveillance data. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 May;35(5):494-501.
  • Mertens, K., Morales, I., and Catry, B. Infections acquired in intensive care units: results of national surveillance in Belgium, 1997-2010. J.Hosp.Infect. 84(2), 120-125.
  • Lambert ML, Suetens C, Savey A, Palomar M, Hiesmayr M, Morales I, Agodi A, Frank U, Mertens K, Schumacher M, Wolkewitz M. Clinical outcomes of health-care-associated infections and antimicrobial resistance in patients admitted to European intensive-care units: a cohort study. Lancet Infect Dis. 2011 Jan;11(1):30-8.
  • Bekaert M, Vansteelandt S, Mertens K. Adjusting for time-varying confounding in the subdistribution analysis of a competing risk. Lifetime Data Anal. 2010 Jan;16(1):45-70.
  • Vansteelandt S, Mertens K, Suetens C, Goetghebeur E. Marginal structural models for partial exposure regimes. Biostatistics 2009 Jan;10(1):46-59.
  • Palomar M, Alvarez-Lerma Francisco, Olaechea P, Morales I. Implementation of surveillance networks. Chapter of Controversies in intensive care medicine ; European Society of Intensive Care Medicine, R. Kuhlen / R. Moreno / M. Ranieri / A. Rhodes (editors) MWV Berlin 2008 ; 353 -361
  • Fabry, Jacques; Morales, Ingrid; Metzger, Marie Helene; Russell, Ian; Gastmeier, Petra. Quality of information: a European challenge. Journal of Hospital Infection 2007; 65:155-158.
  • Suetens C, Morales I., Savey A. , Palomar M., Hiesmayr M., Lepape A., Gastmeier P., Schmit JC, Valinteliene R., Fabry J. European surveillance of ICU-acquired infections (HELICS-ICU): methods and main results. Journal of Hospital Infection 2007; 65:171-173.


O Sciensano - OD Volksgezondheid & surveillance - Zorginfecties & antimicrobiŽle resistentie (NSIH) Juliette Wytsmanstraat 14, 1050 Brussel - BelgiŽ; Tel.: +32 (0)2 642 51 11 Fax: +32 (0)2 642 54 10 N