24 October 2019
♦ 24 October 2019 ♦ Further to the call for registration for wildlife rabies...

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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...
Policy update on lifesaving rabies immunization
Published on
24/11/2017
♦ 18 October 2017 ♦ [Relayed from www.who.int] “On 18 October 2017, the Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) on Immunization approved all of the recommendations proposed by the SAGE working group on rabies, as an update to the current WHO position paper on rabies immunization based on new evidence and experience in programme implementation. SAGE guides progress on global strategies and policies regarding vaccine-preventable diseases. A SAGE rabies working group was...
In the spotlight: the National Rabies Control Programme of the Ministry of Agriculture in Tunisia
Published on
24/11/2017
♦ 25-26 September 2017 ♦ [Relayed from www.rr-africa.oie.int] On September 25 and 26, 2017, the OIE Sub-Regional Representation for North Africa organised a “Workshop on the Rabies National Control Programme of the Tunisian Ministry of Agriculture: feedback from the field, state of play and ways of improvement", held in Tunis, Tunisia, in collaboration with the Tunisian Veterinary Services (Directorate-General of Veterinary Services). The workshop, funded by the...
Inter-laboratory test for tetracycline determination on teeth 2017: Test now ongoing
Published on
03/10/2017
♦ 02 October 2017 ♦ Further to the call for registration for the inter-laboratory test for tetracycline determination 2017, 13 NRLs volunteered to perform the test. The samples were sent to participants on 2 October 2017 under dry ice. Each panel is composed of several positive or negative red fox jaws for tetracycline, an acknowledgment form and a result form. The acknowledgement and result forms are expected back to the EURL by 30 October 2017 at the latest. As usual, a...
Workshop for rabies 2017: Report online now
Published on
03/10/2017
♦ 28 September 2017 ♦ The 9th workshop for rabies was held on 13 and 14 June 2017 in Budapest, Hungary. The annual rabies European Union Reference Laboratory (EURL) meeting gathered a total of 89 participants, among them 38 from the European Union Member States (EUMS), 11 from European Union bordering countries supported by TAIEX and 30 from other laboratories from all over the world. The report of this meeting has been sent on 28 September to all participants and is now...
Word Rabies Day 2017
Published on
13/09/2017
♦ 28 September 2017 ♦ Do not forget: Word Rabies Day on 28 September! https://rabiesalliance.org/world-rabies-day  
Inter-laboratory test for rabies diagnosis 2017: Report released
Published on
13/09/2017
♦ 12 September 2017 ♦ The report of the 2017 session has been sent to all participants this week. The content also includes the answers to the technical questionnaire and a reminder of the EURL recommendations. This year, FAT, RTCIT and RT-PCR techniques were evaluated. Additionaly, an evaluation was done on the “overall assessment” of the laboratories. As done last year, two random samples were included to avoid collusion. These samples have not been taken into...
Inter-laboratory test for tetracycline determination on teeth 2017
Published on
13/09/2017
♦ 12 September 2017 ♦ A call for registration for the inter-laboratory test for tetracycline determination 2017 was sent in early September to National Reference Laboratory from European and bordering countries. Registration ends on 15 September. Each panel contains 6 half-jaws, including the canine, positive or negative jaws for tetracycline. The samples have to be cut and analysed by the laboratories who are then asked to provide the positive or negative status regarding...

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