Expert Advisory Groups on Human H5N1 Vaccines : Scientific Questions
This technical report is one of two parallel reports relating to influenza A(H5N1), or so called ‘pre-pandemic’ vaccination. This report addresses scientific questions over whether, and how well and safely, a vaccine prepared against the current H5N1 antigens will work against an H5-based pandemic. The second report addresses Public health and operational questions concerning when such vaccines might be used, including the specific triggers, and for which groups in the population.
Third external quality assessment on species identification and antimicrobial susceptibility testing of Campylobacter, 2017
28 May 2019 - This report presents the results of the third round of the EQA on AST for national public health laboratories for Campylobacter (Campylobacter EQA3-AST) within the Food- and Waterborne Diseases and Zoonoses Network (FWD-Net).
Proficiency test for Listeria monocytogenes whole genome assembly 2018
16 May 2019 - This report presents the results of a proficiency test to evaluate the inter-laboratory reproducibility and portability of Listeria monocytogenes (Lm) genome assemblies in the EU/EEA.
ECDC strategic framework for the integration of molecular and genomic typing into European surveillance and multi-country outbreak investigations
4 Apr 2019 - This strategic framework document presents a proposed list of priority pathogens/diseases and outlines technical implementation options for the medium-term integration (2019–2021) of molecular/genomic typing information into EU-level surveillance and multi-country outbreak investigations.