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Workshop 2014

The 9th EURL- Campylobacter workshop, Uppsala, Sweden,
29 September-1 October 2014

The 9th EURL-Campylobacter workshop was held in Uppsala, Sweden, 29 September-1 October 2014. In the workshop experts participated from all EU Member States, four other European countries, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), and staff members from the EURL-Campylobacter.


Photos from the workshop (pdf, 6Mb)


Presentations given at the workshop are available as pdf-files below.

Welcome and introduction
Eva Olsson Engvall, EURL-Campylobacter

DG SANCO workshop on the control of Campylobacter
Klaus Kostenzer, DG-SANCO

Molecular typing data collection - EFSA´s Project on the technical support for the collection of data on molecular testing in food, feed and animal isolates of food-borne pathogens.
Update on the production plans of the EU Zoonoses Summary Reports
Frank Boelaert – Valentina Rizzi, EFSA

Development of laboratory-based surveillance for human cases in EU
Ivo van Walle, ECDC

Activities of the UK-NRL for Food Microbiology
Shona Neal, UK

Results of Proficiency tests no 13 and 14 2014
PT13 – Enumeration (and voluntary detection after enrichment) of Campylobacter spp. in minced meat.
PT14 – Detection and species identification of Campylobacter in milk filters.
Ingrid Hansson, EURL-Campylobacter

Performance in proficiency test no 13 and 14 2014
Ann Nyman, EURL-Campylobacter

Data handling and descriptive statistics in Proficiency Testing – Microbiology. In relation to the standards ISO/IEX 17043 and ISO 13528.
Tommy Slapokas, SE

Campylobacter in organic and conventional pig production in France: occurrence, antibiotic resistance, genetic diversity and virulence – Presentation of preliminary results
Martine Denis, FR

Proficiency testing and other activities of NRL for Campylobacter in Poland
Kinga Wieczorek, PL

Source attribution of human campylobacteriosis in Sweden 2012
Thomas Rosendahl, SE

Monitoring of antimicrobial resistance in Campylobacter – EURL AR activities in framework of the new EU regulation
Lina Cavalco, EURL-Antimicrobial resistance

Effect of a Synbiotic Formula for reducing C.jejuni in infected broilers
Giuliano Garofolo, IT

Information from the NRL for Campylobacters in the Czech Republic - 2014
Jan Bardon and Alena Jarosova, CZ

An on-going monitoring programme for Campylobacter in UK broiler slaughter batches and carcases
Ana Vidal, UK

In-house validation of a realtime PCR for detection of Campylobacter in chicken ceacum samples
Boel Harbom and Eva Olsson Engvall, EURL- Campylobacter

Summary of group discussions
Elina Lahti, EURL- Campylobacter 

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