Laboratory support for SARS-CoV-2 virus neutralisation in the EU/EEA - a pilot study
This report presents the results of a pilot study aimed at assisting EU/EEA countries with SARS-CoV-2 antigenic characterisation.
External quality assessment (EQA) of the performance of laboratories participating in the European Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Network (EARS-Net), 2021
This report describes and summarises the national results of the external quality assessment (EQA) of laboratory performance for those laboratories participating in the European Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Network (EARS-Net) in 2021.
EVD-LabNet Webinar on tick-borne encephalitis in Europe
The webinar covered epidemiology, clinical manifestations, diagnostics, and immune responses of tick-borne encephalitis in Europe.
Eighth external quality assessment scheme for Listeria monocytogenes typing
This report presents the results of the eighth round of the external quality assessment (EQA-8) scheme for Listeria monocytogenes (L. monocytogenes) typing, organised for national public health reference laboratories (NPHRLs) providing data to the Food- and Waterborne Diseases and Zoonoses Network (FWD-Net), managed by ECDC.
European External Influenza Virus Quality Assessment Programme – 2020 data
This report presents the results of the European External Influenza Quality Assessment Programme 2020 for influenza reference laboratories in the WHO European Region, designed and prepared by the contractor and funded by ECDC and WHO Regional Office for Europe.
Current state of national TB laboratory networks in Europe: achievements and challenges
Klaos, K., Holicka, Y., Groenheit, R., Ködmön, C., van der Werf, M.J., Nikolayevskyy, V.
Eleventh external quality assessment scheme for Salmonella typing
This report presents the results of the 11th round of the external quality assessment (EQA-11) scheme for typing of Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica organised for the national public health national reference laboratories (NPHRLs) in ECDC’s Food- and Waterborne Diseases and Zoonoses network (FWD-Net) managed by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). The EQA-11 scheme was arranged by the Section for Foodborne Infections at the Statens Serum Institut (SSI) in Denmark.
ECDC awards 77 M€ to strengthen EU/EEA Member States’ capacities to detect and identify SARS-CoV-2 variants
ECDC has awarded more than 77 M€ to 24 EU/EEA countries to strengthen whole genome sequencing and RT-PCR infrastructures within the countries’ national public health programmes.
Spotlight influenza: Laboratory-confirmed seasonal influenza in people with acute respiratory illness: a literature review and meta-analysis, WHO European Region, 2004 to 2017
Belazi, S., Olsen, S.J., Brown, C., Green, H.K., Mook, P., Nguyen-Van-Tam, J., Penttinen, P., Lansbury, L.