Inter-European Union Reference Laboratories Working Group on Next Generation Sequencing
The Inter-European Union Reference Laboratories (EURLs) Working Group (WG) has been established by the European Commission with the aim to promote the use of Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) across the EURLs' networks, build NGS capacity within the EU Europese unie (Europese unie) and ensure liaison with the work of the EURLs and the work of EFSA and ECDC European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control) on the NGS mandate sent by the Commission. The WG includes all the EURLs operating in the field of the microbiological contamination of food and feed and is coordinated by the EURL European Union Reference Laboratory (European Union Reference Laboratory) for E. coli.
The documents are meant to provide guidance to the laboratories in the area of application of NGS and have been produced by the working group with the aim of being diffused to all the networks of NRLs National Reference Laboratories (National Reference Laboratories). Links to these documents at the respective curators' websites are given under the tab 'Guidance documents'.