ECDC publishes tenth external quality assessment scheme for Salmonella typing

01 June 2021

Article: 55/2206

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) has published a report presenting the results of the tenth round of the external quality assessment (EQA-9) scheme for typing of Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica, organised for public health national reference laboratories (PH NRLs) in ECDC’s Food- and Waterborne Diseases and Zoonoses network (FWD-Net).

Salmonellosis was the second most commonly reported zoonotic disease in the EU for 2018, with a notification rate of 20.1 cases per 100,000 of the population.

Source: ECDC, 25 May 2021