The EURLEuropean Union Reference Laboratory -Salmonella organises Proficiency Tests (PTs) on detection and typing of Salmonella  as part of her tasks described in Regulation (EUEuropese unie) 2017/625.

The participating laboratories in these PTs are the National Reference Laboratories for Salmonella (NRLsNational Reference Laboratories -Salmonella), which make use of standard protocols, along with (online) results forms provided by the EURL-Salmonella.

Current Proficiency Test:

Samples for the current EURL-Salmonella  PT Typing, on serotyping and optionally on cluster analysis, were shipped to the participants on Monday 2 November 2020.

The deadline for completing the electronic submission of serotyping results is extended from 11 December 2020 to 6 January 2021

The deadline for completing all cluster analysis data submission remains 29 January 2021.

The EURL-Salmonella contact person for this PT is Wilma Jacobs ( wilma.jacobs@rivm.nl ).