External quality assessment for the detection of Bordetella pertussis by PCR, 2018

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Laboratory confirmation of pertussis is integral to surveillance, especially to monitor the effectiveness of vaccination strategies and inform any changes to national policies. This report presents the results of the second European Pertussis Laboratory Surveillance Network (EUPert-LabNet) EQA scheme for Bordetella pertussis PCR funded by ECDC on behalf of EUPert-LabNet. The EQA study was conducted between February and March 2018.

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External quality assessment of laboratory performance – European Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Network (EARS-Net), 2018

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Euro-GASP external quality assessment scheme for Neisseria gonorrhoeae antimicrobial susceptibility testing

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Sixth external quality assessment scheme for Listeria monocytogenes typing

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Third external quality assessment on species identification and antimicrobial susceptibility testing of Campylobacter, 2017

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Eighth external quality assessment scheme for typing of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli

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