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Relevant external documents

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ECDC documents of relevance to antimicrobial susceptibility testing.

 

EULabCap news item:

  • First indications of improved capability and capacity of public health microbiology laboratories in the European Union (http://bit.ly/2bvRYxG)

EU Laboratory Capability Monitoring System (EULabCap): Report on 2014 survey of EU/EEA country capabilities and capacities  http://bit.ly/EuLabCap

  • Whole genome sequencing empowers disease surveillance and outbreak investigation http://bit.ly/2bav4HM

    PDF-report: Expert opinion on whole genome sequencing for public health surveillance - Strategy to harness whole genome sequencing  http://bit.ly/2bs5sqC

    PF-report: ECDC roadmap for integration of molecular typing and genomic typing into European-level surveillance and epidemic preparedness – Version 2.1, 2016-19 http://bit.ly/2brVFSo

 

 

ISO documents of relevance to antimicrobial susceptibility testing

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ISO 20776-1 (2006)
Clinical laboratory testing and in vitro diagnostic test systems - Susceptibility testing of infectious agents and evaluation of performance of antimicrobial susceptibility test devices - Part 1: Reference method for testing the in vitro activity of antimicrobial agents against rapidly growing aerobic bacteria involved in infectious diseases.
 
ISO 20776-2 (2007)
Clinical laboratory testing and in vitro diagnostic test systems — Susceptibility testing of infectious agents and evaluation of performance of antimicrobial susceptibility test devices — Part 2: Evaluation of performance of antimicrobial susceptibility test devices.

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