European Legionnaires' Disease Surveillance Network (ELDSNet)

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Founded 1987, as European Surveillance Scheme for Travel Associated Legionnaires' Disease (EWGLINet) by U-XF1828 - European Working Group on Legionella Infections (EWGLI). Subsequently known as EWGLINET. Scheme was coordinated by National Bacteriology Laboratory, Stockholm (Sweden) and funded by B-XB3548 - WHO until 1993. Coordination then transferred to Public Health Laboratory Service Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, London (UK), with E-XE2442 - European Commission (EC) as main sponsor. Between 2007-2010, funded by E-XJ3125 - European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). Since 2010, also coordinated by ECDC, and adopted current title.


Carry out surveillance of Legionnaires' disease in order to identify relevant public health risks, enhance prevention of cases and monitor epidemiological trends.


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