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ERFAN in Austria at the VETLAB Network

The Joint FAO/IAEA Centre of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture invited the ERFAN to participate in the Conference "Coordination Meeting of the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory Network (VETLAB Network)" held from 22 to 26 August 2022 at the Vienna...

Animal Welfare in Southern African Countries

A meeting of the ERFAN Working Group on Animal Welfare was held from 7 to 9 June at the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria (South Africa), as part of the project 'Using a participatory approach of international...

ERFAN DIALOGUE on “ELISA & Latex Agglutination test ”

ERFAN Secretariat, in collaboration with the IZS of Sicily, organises the online training course on "ELISA & Latex Agglutination test". The course describes, theoretically and practically, ELISA and Latex Agglutination test procedures for serological diagnosis of Abs against Mycoplasma agalactiae. The...

ERFAN DIALOGUE on “Analyse des norovirus et virus de l’Hépatite A dans les denrées agro-alimentaires ”

ERFAN Secretariat, in collaboration with the IZS of Naples, organises the online training course “Analyse des norovirus et virus de l'Hépatite A dans les denrées agro-alimentaires". This course aims is to build expertise in the use of biotechnology to control...

ERFAN DIALOGUE on “RT-PCR & further Biomolecular Investigations”

ERFAN Secretariat, in collaboration with the OIE Reference Laboratory for Contagious Agalactia at the IZS of Sicily, organises the training "RT-PCR & further Biomolecular Investigations". This course describes, theoretically and practically, the procedures for molecular diagnosis of Mycoplasma agalactiae and...

ERFAN DIALOGUE on “Mycoplasma isolation and AMR detection (MIC)”

ERFAN Secretariat, in collaboration with the OIE Reference Laboratory for Contagious Agalactia at the IZS of Sicily, organises the training course on “Mycoplasma isolation and AMR detection (MIC)”. This course intends to offer a sufficient knowledge and practical training, skills...

ERFAN DIALOGUE about “Writing a scientific paper”

ERFAN Secretariat organises the training course on how to write a scientific paper. The lesson has been prepared to provide some tips for scientists who are aiming to write a journal article on their research results. The aim is to...

ERFAN DIALOGUE on “Next Generation Sequencing technologies and Bioinformatics”

ERFAN Secretariat, in collaboration with the IZSAM experts from National Reference Centre for Whole Genome Sequencing of microbial pathogens: database and bioinformatics analysis, organises the training course on "Next Generation Sequencing technologies and Bioinformatics”. The course will describe the most...

ERFAN DIALOGUE on “Detection of Listeria spp. and Listeria monocytogenes, in food matrices, food producing environments and animals, according to ISO 11920-1:2017”

ERFAN Secretariat, in collaboration with the IZSAM experts of the OIE collaborating centre for Food Hygiene and Italian Reference laboratories for Listeria monocytogenes, organises the synchronous Dialogue on “Detection of Listeria spp. and Listeria monocytogenes, in food matrices, food...

ERFAN DIALOGUE on “Listeria monocytogenes deep typing: from the wet to the dry-lab activities”

The Globalization of food trade, changing consumption habits towards highly processed foods and demographic changes, with increase of susceptible populations, have increased risk of foodborne illnesses. To date, whole genome sequencing (WGS) provides the highest possible subtyping resolution improving...