According to Council Directive 92/117/EC and Regulation (EC) 882/2004, each EUEuropese unie Member State shall designate approved National Reference Laboratories (NRLsNational Reference Laboratories ) for the zoonoses and zoonotic agents. The tasks and duties of the NRLs as listed in Regulation 882/2004 are comparable to those of the EURLEuropean Union Reference Laboratory , but performed at national instead of EU level.

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The NRLs for Salmonella represent the 28 EU Member States. Additionally, the EU candidate countries as well as the EFTA countries are represented with an NRLNational Reference Laboratorie for Salmonella.  

You will find details of the NRLs by clicking on the country.

Albania

Food Safety and Veterinary Institute

R. Maçi
NRLNational Reference Laboratorie -Salmonella

Rr. Aleksandër Moisiu nr 82
1001 TIRANA
Telephone +35 56 999 43891
Renis.Maci@isuv.gov.al

Austria

Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES)
NRC Salmonella

C. Kornschober
NRLNational Reference Laboratorie -Salmonella Veterinary, Food, Typing

Beethovenstrasse 6
A-8010 GRAZ
Telephone +43 50555 61 201
Fax +43 50555 61 109
Christian.Kornschober@ages.at

 

Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES)
Institute for Animal Nutrition and Feed

A. Adler
NRL-Salmonella Animal feed

Wieningerstrasse 8
A-4020 LINZ
Telephone +43 50555 41 430
Fax +43 50555 41 119
andreas.adler@ages.at

Belgium

Sciensano 
Dep. Food pathogens

F. Crombé
NRLNational Reference Laboratorie -Salmonella

Rue Juliette Wytsman 14
B 1050 BRUSSEL
Telephone +32 2642 53 35
Fax +32 2642 50 01
florence.crombe@sciensano.be

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Veterinary Faculty of Sarajevo
Department of Health Care of Poultry

E. Residbegovic 
Authorized laboratory for Salmonella in primary poultry production

Zmaja od Bosne 90
71000 SARAJEVO
Telephone +387 33 61 88 32
emina.residbegovic@vfs.unsa.ba

Bulgaria

National Centre of Food Safety

National Diagnostic and Research Veterinary Institute

 

H. Daskalov 
NRLNational Reference Laboratorie -Salmonella

blvd. Pencho Slaveykov 15
1606 SOFIA
Telephone +359 2 952 12 77
Fax +359 2 952 53 06
hdaskal@bfsa.bg

Croatia

Croatian Veterinary Institute
Poultry Centre, Laboratory for Bacteriology

B. Simpraga
NRLNational Reference Laboratorie -Salmonella Poultry

Heinzelova 55
HR-1000 ZAGREB
Telephone +385 1 2441 394
Fax +385 1 2441 396
simpragaborka@yahoo.com

Croatian Veterinary Institute
Laboratory for General Bacteriology and Mycology

B. Habrun
NRL-Salmonella Mammals

Savska cesta 143
HR-1000 ZAGREB
Telephone +385 1 612 36
Fax +385 1 619 08 41
habrun@veinst.hr

Croatian Veterinary Institute
Dept. for Vet. Public Health, Laboratory for Food Microbiology

A. Humski
NRL-Salmonella Food

Telephone +385 1 612 36 11
Fax +385 1 619 08 4
 humski@veinst.hr

Cyprus

Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment Veterinary Services
Laboratory for the Control of Food of Animal Origin LCFAO

M. Emmanuel
NRLNational Reference Laboratorie -Salmonella

Athalassa
1417 NICOSIA
Telephone +357 22 805 224/226
Fax +357 22 805 225
memmanouil@vs.moa.gov.cy

Czech Republic

State Veterinary Institute
National Reference Laboratory of Salmonellosis

T. Černý
NRLNational Reference Laboratorie -Salmonella

Sidlistni 136/24
16503 PRAHA 6 LYSOLAJE
Telephone +420 604602539
Fax +420 220920655
tomas.cerny@svupraha.cz

Denmark

National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark
Department of Food Microbiology

D.L. Baggesen
NRLNational Reference Laboratorie -Salmonella Veterinary, Food, Typing

Kemitorvet, Building 204
DK-2800 LYNGBY
Telephone +45 35 88 62 07
Fax +45 35 88 70 28
Dlba@food.dtu.dk

Danish Veterinary and Food Administration
DVFA-1 Microbiology Laboratory

I. Ørntoft
NRL-Salmonella Animal Feed

Søndervang 4
DK-4100 RINGSTED
Telephone +45 72 27 61 20
ioe@fvst.dk

Estonia

Estonian Veterinary and Food Laboratory

A. Kärssin
NRLNational Reference Laboratorie -Salmonella

Kreutzwaldi 30
EE 51006 TARTU
Telephone +372 7 386 116
Fax +372 7 386 102
age.karssin@vetlab.ee

Finland

Finnish Food Safety Authority Evira,
Research and Laboratory Services Department, Veterinary Bacteriology and Pathology Research Unit

H. Kuronen
NRLNational Reference Laboratorie -Salmonella Veterinary, Typing

Neulaniementie 4
FI-70210 KUOPIO
Telephone +358 29530 4956
fax +358 29530 4970
henry.kuronen@evira.fi

 

Finnish Food Safety Authority Evira
Research and Laboratory Services Department, Microbiology Research Unit

S. Hakola
NRL-Salmonella Food and Animal feed

Mustialankatu 3
FI-00790 HELSINKI
Telephone +358 40 524 1974
Fax +358 29530 4360
satu.hakola@evira.fi

France

Anses Laboratoire de Ploufragan-Plouzané
Unité Hygiène et Qualité des Produits Avicoles et Porcins (HQPAP)

L. Bonifait
NRLNational Reference Laboratorie -Salmonella

Site des Croix BP53
22440 PLOUFRAGAN
Telephone +33 2 96 016 221
Fax +33 2 96 01 85 38
Laetitia.BONIFAIT@anses.fr

Anses - Laboratoire de sécurité des aliments de Maisons-Alfort
Unité Salmonella et Listeria (SEL)

F. Moury
NRL-Salmonella Typing

14 Rue Pierre et Marie Curie
94701 MAISONS-ALFORT
Telephone +33 1 49 77 46 17
Fax +33 1 49 77 38 50
Frederique.MOURY@anses.fr

Germany

German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR)

I. Szabo
NRLNational Reference Laboratorie -Salmonella

Diedersdorfer Weg 1
D-12277 BERLIN
Telephone +49 30 18412 2220
Fax +49 30 18412 2293
istvan.szabo@bfr.bund.de

Greece

Veterinary Laboratory of Chalkida
Hellenic Republic, Ministry of rural development and food

A. Smpiraki
NRLNational Reference Laboratorie -Salmonella

P.O. Box 19241
34100 HALKIDA
Telephone +30 222 10 425 21
Fax +30 222 10 414 21
vetlab7@otenet.gr

Hungary

National Food Chain Safety Office, Food and Feed Safety Directorate
Food Microbiological Refrence Laboratory

E. Adrian
NRLNational Reference Laboratorie -Salmonella

Mester u. 81
H-1095 BUDAPEST
Telephone +36 14 56 3010
Fax +36 12 16 1574

Iceland

Matis ohf/Icelandic Food and Biotech R&D

F. Georgsson
NRLNational Reference Laboratorie -Salmonella

Vinlandsleid 12
IS-113 REYKJAVIK
Telehone +354 4225040
Fax +354 4225001

Ireland

DAFM Laboratories Backweston
Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine

W. Byrne
NRLNational Reference Laboratorie -Salmonella

Backweston Laboratory Campus, Celbridge
CO. KILDARE
Telephone +353 1 615 7138
Fax +353 1 615 7116

Italy

Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie
OIE/National Reference Laboratory for Salmonella

A. Ricci
NRLNational Reference Laboratorie -Salmonella

Viale dell'Universita 10
35020 LEGNARO (PADOVA)
Telephone +39 049 808 4296
Fax +39 049 883 0268

Latvia

Institute of Food Safety Animal Health and Environment 'BIOR', Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory

J. Avsejenko
NRLNational Reference Laboratorie -Salmonella

Lejupes street 3
LV-1076 RIGA
Telephone +371 67620526
Fax +371 67620434

Lithuania

National food and veterinary risk assessment institute
Bacteriological and Food Microbiological sections

Č. Butrimaité-Ambrozevičiené
NRLNational Reference Laboratorie -Salmonella

J. Kairiukscio 10
LT-08409 VILNIUS
Telephone +370 5 278 0470
Fax +370 5 278 0471

Luxembourg

Laboratoire National de Santé

G. Moris
NRLNational Reference Laboratorie -Salmonella Food, Animal feed

1, rue Louis Rech
L-3555 DUDELANGE
Telephone +352 28100 639
 

Laboratoire de Médecine Vétérinaire

S. Losch
NRL-Salmonella Veterinary

1, rue Louis Rech
L-3555 DUDELANGE
Telephone +352 247 82542
 

Laboratoire National de Santé
Unité de Microbiologie

J. Mossong
NRL-Salmonella Typing

1, rue Louis Rech
L-3555 DUDELANGE
Telephone +352 28100 514
 

Macedonia Former Yugoslav Republic of

Food Institute
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

D. Jankuloski
NRLNational Reference Laboratorie -Salmonella

Lazar Pop Trajkov 5-7
1000 SKOPJE
Telephone +389 7221 2231
Fax +389 2 3114 619

 

Malta

PHL Evans Building
Public Health Laboratory microbiology

N. Fenech
NRLNational Reference Laboratorie -Salmonella

Lower Merchants Street
VLT 1179 VALLETTA
Telephone +356 21 23 5658
Fax +356 21 24 9346
noel.fenech@gov.mt

Netherlands

National Institute for Public Health and the Environment
Centre for Zoonoses and Environmental Microbiology (Z&O)

K.A. Mooijman
NRLNational Reference Laboratorie -Salmonella

A. van Leeuwenhoeklaan 9
3721 MA BILTHOVEN
Telephone +31 30 274 3537
Fax +31 30 274 4434
kirsten.mooijman@rivm.nl

Norway

Norwegian Veterinary Institute
Section of Microbiology

B. Bergsjo
NRLNational Reference Laboratorie -Salmonella

Ullevaalsveien 68, P.O. box 750 Sentrum
N 0106 OSLO
Telephone +47 23 21 6321
bjarne.bergsjo@vetinst.no

Poland

National Veterinary Research Institute
Microbiological Department

A. Hoszowski
NRLNational Reference Laboratorie -Salmonella Veterinary, Typing

Al. Partyzantow 57
24-100 PULAWY
Telephone +48 818 89 3015
Fax +48 818 86 2595
ahosz@piwet.pulawy.pl

National Veterinary Research Institute
Dept. Hygiene of Food of Animal Origin

J. Osek
NRL-Salmonella Food (of animal origin)

Al. Partyzantow 57
24-100 PULAWY
Telephone +48 818 89 3182
Fax +48 818 86 2595
josek@piwet.pulawy.pl

National Institute of Public Health - National Institute of Hygiene

J. Postupolski
NRL-Salmonella Food (at Retail)

ul. Chocimska 24
01-791 WARSZAWA
Telephone +48 22 5421314
Fax +48 22 542122
jpostupolski@pzh.gov.pl

National Veterinary Research Institute
Department of Hygiene of Feedstuffs

K. Kwiatek
NRL-Salmonella Animal feed

Al. Partyzantow 57
24-100 PULAWY
Telephone +48 818 89 3082
Fax +48 818 86 2595
kwiatekk@piwet.pulawy.pl

Portugal

Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária
Unidade de Produção e Saúde Animal
Laboratorio de Bacteriologia

P. Themudo
NRLNational Reference Laboratorie -Salmonella Typing

Av. da Republica, 
Quinta do Marques
2780-157 OEIRAS
Telephone +351 214 403 500
patricia.themudo@iniav.pt

Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária
Unidade de Tecnologia e Segurança Alimentar

H. Guedes
NRL-Salmonella Veterinary, Food, Animal feed

Rua dos Lagidos – Lugar da Madalena
4485-655 VAIRÃO VCD
Telephone +351 252 660 637
Fax +351 252 660 696
hugo.guedes@iniav.pt

Romania

Institute for Diagnosis and Animal Health
 Institutul de Diagnostic Si Sanatate Animala Bucuresti

M. Ionescu
NRLNational Reference Laboratorie -Salmonella Veterinary, Typing

Str. Dr. Staicovici nr. 63, sector 5
 050557 BUCHAREST
Telephone +40 37 43 22 000
Fax +40 21 410 3394
ionescu.maria@idah.ro

Hygiene and Veterinary Public Health Institute

C. Manea
NRL-Salmonella Food, Animal feed

Campul Mosilor 5 sector 2
 021201 BUCHAREST
Telephone +40 21 252 46 51
Fax +40 21 252 0061
iispv@iispv.ro

Serbia

Institute of Veterinary Medicine of Serbia

V. Radosavljevic
NRLNational Reference Laboratorie -Salmonella

Vojvode Toze 14
11000 BELGRADE
Telephone +381 1 12 85 06 40
Fax +381 1 12 85 10 96
vladimiradosavljevic@yahoo.co.uk

Slovak Republic

State Veterinary and Food Institute
Reference Laboratory for Salmonella

A. Skarkova
NRLNational Reference Laboratorie -Salmonella

Botanicka 15
84252 BRATISLAVA
Telephone +421 2 38 108 228
Fax +421 2 65 427 461
bacteriology@svuba.sk

Slovenia

National Veterinary Institute at Veterinary Faculty
Laboratory for bacteriology and mycology

J. Mićunović
NRLNational Reference Laboratorie -Salmonella

Gerbičeva 60
 1000 LJUBLJANA
Telephone +386 1 4779 841
Fax +386 1 4779 352
jasna.micunovic@vf.uni-lj.si

Spain

Laboratorio Central de Veterinaria

M. Agüero García
NRLNational Reference Laboratorie -Salmonella Veterinary, Animal feed, Typing

Ctra. M-106, Km 1,4
28110 ALGETE, MADRID
Telephone +34 91 347 8312
Fax +34 91 347 3778
maguerog@mapama.es

Centro Nacional de Alimentación (CNA)
Agencia Española de Seguridad Alimentaria

Paloma Cervera Lucini
NRL-Salmonella Food

Ctra. Pozuelo-Majadahonda Km 5,2
28220 MAJADAHONDA MADRID
Telephone +34 91 338 05 82
Fax +34 91 338 09 80
pcervera@msssi.es

Laboratorio de Seguridad Alimentaria - LSA-CETAL
Centro Tecnológico Agroalimentario de Lugo

Alexandra Herrera Estevez
NRL-Salmonella in vegetal matrixes, soil and water

C/ Montirón, no. 154
27002 LUGO
Telephone +34 98 281 5887
Fax +34 98 281 5969
aherrere@cetal.es  lsa@cetal.es

Sweden

National Veterinary Institute (SVA)
Department of Microbiology

L. Melin
NRLNational Reference Laboratorie -Salmonella

Travvagen 20
SE-75189 UPPSALA
Telephone +46 18 67 42 18
Fax +46 18 67 40 93
lennart.melin@sva.se

Switzerland

Vetsuisse Faculty Bern, Institute of Veterinary Bacteriology
Centre for Zoonoses, Bacterial Animal Diseases and Antimicrobial Resistance (ZOBA)

G. Overesch
NRLNational Reference Laboratorie -Salmonella for primary production

Laenggass - Strasse 122
 CH-3001 BERN
Telephone +41 31 631 24 38
Fax +41 31 631 26 34
gudrun.overesch@vetsuisse.unibe.ch

Turkey

Veterinary Control and Central Research Institute

Özhan TÜRKYILMAZ
NRLNational Reference Laboratorie -Salmonella

Ahmet Sefik Kolayli Cad. 23
06020 ETLIK ANKARA
Telephone +90 312 322 4864
Fax +90 312 321 1755
ehh.o@merkezvet.gov.tr

United Kingdom

Animal and Plant Health Agency APHA
Department of Bacteriology

R. Davies
NRLNational Reference Laboratorie -Salmonella Veterinary, Animal feed, Typing

Woodham lane, New Haw
KT15 3NB ADDLESTONE, SURREY
Telephone +44 2084152114
Rob.Davies@apha.gsi.gov.uk

Public Health England - Colindale

S. Neal
NRL-Salmonella Food

61 Colindale Avenue
NW9 5EQ LONDON
Telephone +44 208 327 7160
Fax +44 207 759 2790
shona.neal@phe.org.uk

United Kingdom Northern Ireland

Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI)
Veterinary Sciences Division; Bacteriology Branch

A. Lahuerta Marin
NRLNational Reference Laboratorie -Salmonella Northern Ireland

Stoney Road, Stormont
BT4 3SD BELFAS
Telephone +44 2890 525 783
Fax +44 2890 525 745
angela.lahuerta-marin@afbini.gov.uk