Antimicrobial resistance surveillance resources
Regional antimicrobial resistance surveillance networks
- Central Asian and Eastern European Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance (CAESAR)
- Latin American Surveillance Network of Antimicrobial Resistance (Red Latinoamericana de Vigilancia de la Resistencia a los Antimicrobianos, ReLAVRA)
- European Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance System (EARS-Net)
Software for surveillance of antimicrobial resistance
Surveillance of antimicrobial use and antimicrobial resistance
Antimicrobial resistance surveillance is enhanced when linked to monitoring of antimicrobial use practices. The collaborative efforts of surveillance networks such as the European Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Network and the European Surveillance of Antimicrobial Consumption Network have demonstrated that the integrated monitoring of resistance and use can prove the crucial factor driving political commitment to successful resistance containment campaigns and actions.