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Healthcare-Associated Infections & Antimicrobial Resistance (NSIH)

NSIH

  -About
  -Contact
  -Info

Hospitals

 Infections

  -Septicemie
  -Clostridium difficile
  -Postoperatieve wonden
  -Intensieve zorgen

 Antimicrobial resistence

  -CPE
  -ESBL+
  -MRSA
  -VRE
  -EARS-net BE

 Others

  -Antimicrobial consumption
  -Handhygiene
  -Quality indicators
  -ECDC PPS
  -OST

Long-term care facilities

  -Infections, antimicrobial use and resistance


Registration tools

-NSIHwin
-NSIHweb1
-NSIHweb2


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Introduction | Goal | Participation | Results | Contact

National Surveillance of Bloodstream Infections in Belgian Hospitals

How to participate?

Participation is mandatory for a minimum of three months a year since 2014 (Royal decrete 27/01/2015). The surveillance period starts the first day of a quarter (January, April, July and October).


Protocol and registration form

  • Data collection for bloodstream infections is done through the Healthdata software platform.
  • The bloodstream infection surveillance protocol was revised in 2013. Last version: protocol (mei 2017 - in Dutch).
  • Information about requested denominator data and common reference lists and variables used in the different NSIH surveillances is available in this document (in Dutch).
  • A national report is published each year in June/July and can be found in the 'Results' section. The data entry deadline for this report is end March of each year.
  • Individual feedback reports are available through the reporting platform of Healthdata 'Healthstat' (see Healthstat support) and are updated every quarter.

Registration of bloodstream infections through Healthdata


ED 14/01/2019


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