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Documentation from the EURL workshop in 2019

The 14th EURL-Campylobacter workshop, Uppsala, Sweden, October 7-8, 2019.

Representatives from the EU NRLs and from third countries as well as experts from Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety (DG SANTE), European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) participated in the workshop. 


Photos from the workshop


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

Introduction to the workshop
Hanna Skarin, EURL-Campylobacter

Implementing whole genome sequencing data collection and analysis for food- and waterborne diseases at EU/EEA level
Saara Kotila, ECDC

Update on activities in ISO and CEN
Helena Höök, EURL-Campylobacter

Update on Campylobacter monitoring results and on campylobacteriosis food-borne outbreaks in EU
Frank Boelaert, EFSA

Results and analysis of performance PT23 and PT24
Helena Höök, EURL-Campylobacter

Results and analysis of performance PT25 (Subtyping of C.jejuni using MSLT or WGS)
Joakim Skarin, EURL-Campylobacter

General discussion about PTs 2019 and plans for PTs 2020
Joakim Skarin, Helena Höök, EURL-Campylobacter

”Validation” of WGS workflows for Campylobacter
Greetje Castelijn, NRL-NL

Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli from fresh whole chicken at retail sale in the UK from 2014 to 2018
Frieda Jorgensen, PHE, UK

Introduction of a new laboratory: NRL-Campylobacter in Kosovo
Kujtim Uka, NRL-XK

Preston Broth: is the performance similar for ready to use medium vs home-made?
Elisabeth Repèrant, NRL-FR

Blood agar made with fresh or frozen sheep blood: does it make any difference?
Elisabeth Repèrant, NRL-FR

Poster from the conference CHRO 2019:
Survival of Campylobacter jejuni on chicken skin
Helena Höök, EURL-Campylobacter

Process hygiene criteria – results of the questionnaire and discussion
Elina Lahti, EURL-Campylobacter

Future perspectives and closing remarks
Hanna Skarin, EURL-Campylobacter

Presentations from the EURL-Campylobacter training course the Organisation of Proficiency Tests that was held in conjunction with the workshop.  

Last updated : 2021-07-06