The main aim of the Proficiency Tests on detection of Salmonella is to evaluate the performance of the NRLs National Reference Laboratories -Salmonella for their ability to detect Salmonella in different matrices in the presence of competitive microorganisms. For this, the EURL European Union Reference Laboratory -Salmonella provides per study detailed procedures in a Protocol. These Protocols, and examples of blank result forms for the Food studies are listed below. For the reports of the different studies see Publications.
Older publications can be found on our previous website rivm.archiefweb.eu