EARS-Net specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_04935
Name EARS-Net
Alternative name European Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Network
Restrictions to use None
Maintained Yes


  • Bacteria
    • Escherichia coli
    • Staphylococcus aureus

Publication for European Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Network

EARS-Net citation


Microevolutionary Events Involving Narrow Host Plasmids Influences Local Fixation of Vancomycin Resistance in Enterococcus Populations

PLoS One
PMCID: 3612099
PMID: 23555993
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0060589

[…] mid 90′s , , – while their overall occurrence in Europe remained low until recently, when VRE nosocomial outbreaks started to be increasingly reported in some European countries (Annual Report of the European Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Network, EARS-Net, 2009) , , , . Despite E. faecium (Efm) being less frequently found than Enterococcus faecalis (Efs) in clinical isolates, it is far mo […]

EARS-Net institution(s)
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), Stockholm, Sweden

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