Training and development

Last update: 16 January 2020

The EURL provides scientific and technical assistance to all the National Reference Laboratories (NRLs)

●  Organisation of training sessions 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 supplying on request, etc.).

METHODS

Diagnosis :

Fluorescent Antibody Test (FAT)

Rabies Tissue Culture Infection Test (RTCIT)

Mouse Inoculation Test (MIT)

Polymerase Chain Reaction :

 

 Determination of the viral titre of the vaccine contained in a bait

 

 

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

Determination of the age of animals tested for biomarker detection

Evaluation of the bait stability prior to their use in the field

 

 

ELISA for wildlife serology (fox and raccoon dog)

 

 

Potency test of inactivated vaccines