ECDC publishes eleventh external quality assessment scheme for Salmonella typing

02 November 2021

Article: 55/4406

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) has published a report presenting the results of the eleventh round of the external quality assessment (EQA-11) scheme for typing of Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica, organised for the national public health national reference laboratories (NPHRLs) 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 2019, with a notification rate of 20.0 cases per 100,000 of the population.

Source: ECDC, 25 October 2021