Training and development

Last update: 14 November 2019

The EURL provides scientific and technical assistance to all the NRLs

●  Organisation of training session on request (in Nancy or in the NRL), with transfer of techniques,

●  Organisation of workshops with interested NRLs on specific topics,

●  Establishment of procedures and guidelines,

●  Providing on-going remote technical assistance (phone meetings, e-mails, biological material supplied on request, etc.).

Techniques that could be validated and/or standardised within Member States:

Methods used for rabies diagnosis: Fluorescent Antibody Test (FAT), Rabies Tissue Culture Infection Test (RTCIT), Mouse Inoculation Test (MIT), Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)


Method for determining the viral titre of the vaccine in the bait



Method for detecting tetracycline (or other biomarker) in the teeth or bones of target species killed in vaccinated areas

Method for determining the age of animals tested for biomarker determination

Methods for evaluating the stability of baits prior to use in the field



Method used for fox serology (ELISA) of orally vaccinated animals



Method for determining the potency of inactivated vaccines