Mission report: Assessment of Latvia’s reference microbiology laboratory system
The Latvian Centre for Disease Prevention and Control requested the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control to evaluate the structure and activities of the national reference laboratory system and advise on options for a revision of the system's terms of reference and scope of services – including collaboration between laboratories and the processes of delegating functions.
The evaluation took place in March 2014.
Handbook on tuberculosis laboratory diagnostic methods in the European Union - Updated 2018
29 Aug 2018 - This handbook provides network members and other laboratories involved in the diagnosis of tuberculosis, with an agreed list of key diagnostic methods and their protocols in various areas of TB diagnosis.
ECDC study protocol for genomic-based surveillance of carbapenem-resistant and/or colistin-resistant Enterobacteriaceae at the EU level
23 Jul 2018 - This ECDC study protocol describes the technical requirements for implementing future EU-level genomic-based surveillance of carbapenem-resistant and/or colistin-resistant Enterobacteriaceae.
EU protocol for harmonised monitoring of antimicrobial resistance in human Salmonella and Campylobacter isolates – June 2016
7 Jun 2016 - The Protocol is targeted at the national public health reference laboratories to guide the susceptibility testing needed for EU surveillance and the reporting to ECDC.