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Inter-laboratory test for tetracycline determination on teeth 2017: Modified report online
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16/02/2018
♦ 15 February 2018 ♦ Please be aware that an updated version of the Inter-laboratory test for tetracycline determination on teeth 2017 report is now online in the private part of the website. The report has been amended by an annex presenting a subsequent analysis performed with a participant laboratory.  
Wishing you a very Happy New Year
Published on
18/01/2018
♦ 01 January 2018 ♦ The EURL for rabies team wishes you, your family, friends and colleagues a happy and prosperous New Year. May 2018 turn all your dreams into reality and all your efforts into great achievements.  
Inter-laboratory test for rabies diagnosis: No session in 2018
Published on
18/01/2018
♦ 18 January 2018 ♦ During workshop for rabies 2017 in Budapest, decision was taken to change the usual rhythm of the inter-laboratory test for rabies diagnosis. There will be no FAT, RTCIT, Conventional RT-PCR, nor Real Time RT-PCR test in 2018. Depending on the years other tests might be proposed by the EURL for rabies.  
Workshop for rabies 2018 will be held in Brussels
Published on
18/01/2018
♦ 18 January 2018 ♦ Although exact date and place remain to be confirmed at the moment, please note in your agenda that next workshop for rabies will be held in June 2018 in Brussels. A message will be sent to EU NRLs as well as concerned bordering labs to give more information when date and exact place will be determined.    
Inter-laboratory test for tetracycline determination on teeth 2017: Report released and online
Published on
18/01/2018
♦ 12 December 2017 ♦ The report of the inter-laboratory comparison on tetracycline and age determination in red fox teeth is now online (private part only). The fourth inter-laboratory session has revealed that 92% of participating laboratories presented 100% concordant results in the tetracycline detection test. Considering the age determination of the samples, 69% of the laboratories estimated concordant age class on the whole panel. Both TTC detection and age estimation have...
Rabies serology inter-laboratory test 2018: Registration ongoing
Published on
18/01/2018
♦ 18 January 2018 ♦ According to the European regulation 2010/436/EU, Anses-Nancy organized once a year in April a rabies serology inter-laboratory test. The participation in the rabies serology proficiency allows successful laboratories to be approved by the European Commission for the serological testing in the context of the international movements of pets. Last year, seventy-two laboratories successfully passed the rabies serology inter-laboratory test. Registration for the...
EFSA annual report on outbreaks in 2016 issued
Published on
18/01/2018
♦ 12 December 2017 ♦ [Relayed from www.efsa.europa.eu website] “This report of the European Food Safety Authority and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control presents the results of the zoonoses monitoring activities carried out in 2016 in 37 European countries (28 Member States (MS) and nine non-MS). […] The report further summarises trends and sources for bovine tuberculosis, brucellosis, trichinellosis, echinococcosis, toxoplasmosis, rabies, Q fever...
Anses newsletter No. 41 online
Published on
18/01/2018
♦ 20 December 2017 ♦ Anses publishes each month an online newsletter in English covering some recent news on its activities. Main subjects in the last edition deal with: “Facilitating the marketing of biocontrol plant protection products”, “Food supplements containing spirulina: the importance of choosing trustworthy supply channels”, “H2020 One Health EJP Kick-off meeting”, “Visit the new website of the CIQUAL French Food composition...
Season’s greetings!
Published on
14/12/2017
♦ 14 December 2017 ♦ Season’s greetings and warm winter wishes for the holiday season. May every happiness be yours throughout the coming year.
Rabies serology inter-laboratory test 2017
Published on
24/11/2017
♦ 23 November 2017 ♦ Seventy-two out of the eighty-one participating laboratories successfully passed the 2017 rabies serology inter-laboratory test. Congratulation to all of them! As usual, a link to a satisfaction questionnaire has been sent to the participating laboratories for quality assurance matters. The list of the laboratories authorised to carry out the serological tests to monitor the effectiveness of the anti-rabies vaccination is available at the bottom of the...

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