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Activities
Work Programmes and Reports
Workshops
Ring Trials
Training Mobilities
Visits and Meetings
Missions

Work Programmes and Reports

The reporting scheme for the EU-RL for Bovine Tuberculosis includes:


Work Programmes


The main objective of the working programme (WP) is to define the activities that will be performed in the following years. Since 2016, a working programme (30th September) for a period of two years is submitted.


Work Programme 2019-2020
Work Programme 2018
Work Programme 2016-2017
Work Programme 2015
Work Programme 2014
Work Programme 2013
Work Programme 2012
Work Programme 2011
Work Programme 2010
Work Programme 2009

Technical report


The technical report (TR) (31st March) includes the activities performed during the previous year to be evaluated by the European Commission.

Financial report


Two financial reports are submitted to the Eupopean Commission: The financial report (FR) (31st March) from the previous year and the estimated budget (EB) (30th November) for the following year.


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Workshops

VI Workshop 2017

 

Place Date Programme  
Madrid 23rd-24th November 2017 Programme

VI Workshop 2017


V Workshop 2015

 

Place Date Programme  
Madrid 3rd-4th December 2015 Programme

V Workshop 2015


IV Workshop 2013

 

Place Date Programme  
Madrid 21th-22th November 2013 Programme

IV Workshop 2013


III Workshop 2011

 

Place Date Programme  
Madrid 14th-15th December 2011 Programme

III Workshop 2011


II Workshop 2009

 

Place Date Programme  
Madrid 5th-6th November 2009 Programme

II Workshop 2009


I Workshop 2008


Place Date Programme  
Madrid 4th-5th December 2008 Programme

I Workshop 2008

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Ring Trials

A main activity of the EURL for bovine tuberculosis will be the organisation of periodic ring trials for standardization of techniques and setting up or harmonisation of different protocols at the National Reference Laboratories. This will include the design of the ring trial, the preparation, labeling and shipping of material, collection of the results from the participants, analysis of results and reporting


Access to Ring Trials
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Training Mobilities

Training Mobilities 2018


NRL Name / Main objectives Date  
Flag Sweden
Flag Portugal

Joann Börjesson
Tomas Jinnerot
Celeste Matos

• Culture and direct extraction

• Biosafety in the Mycobacteria Lab

30th-31st January 2018

Training Mobility 2018


Training Mobilities 2017


NRL Name / Main objectives Date  
Flag Greece
Flag Lithuania
Flag Poland

Nana Karaoulani
Asta Pereckiene
Lukasz Radulski

• Identification

• Culture and direct extraction

• Molecular characterization

26th-29th September 2017

Training Mobility 2017


Training Mobilities 2016


NRL Name / Main objectives Date  
Flag Romania

Lucia Nicoleta Iordache

• Culture and direct extraction

• Identification

20th-21st September 2016

Lucia Nicoleta Iordache Training Mobility Romania

Flag Norway

Girum Tadesse Tessema

• Culture and direct extraction

• Identification

• Molecular characterisation

• IFN-g assay

4th-8th April 2016

Training Mobility Norway


Training Mobilities 2015


NRL Name / Main objectives Date  
Flag Latvia

Madara Streikisa / Svetlana Cvetkova

• Culture and direct extraction

• Identification

27th-30th April 2015

Training Mobilities


Training Mobilities 2014


NRL Name / Main objectives Date  
Flag Greece

Eirini Agianniotaki

• Molecular characterisation

• IFN-g assay

24th-27th February 2014

Training Mobilities

Flag Portugal

Ana Canto

• Culture

• Molecular characterisation

24th-27th February 2014

Training Mobilities


Training Mobilities 2013


NRL Name / Main objectives Date  
Flag Spain Inmaculada Guerrero

• Molecular characterisation
19th-20th June 2013

 


Training Mobilities 2012


NRL Name / Main objectives Date  
Flag Romania Monica Vanghele

• Culture
• Identification

• Molecular characterisation
4th-8th June 2012

Training Mobilities


Training Mobilities 2011


NRL Name / Main objectives Date  
Flag Greece Kornilia Zafeiropoulou

• Culture
• Identification
• Molecular characterisation

• IFN-g assay
11th-15th April 2011

 

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Visits and Meetings

2017


Country Visit Date  
Flag The Netherlands Dr. Douwe Bakker
Scientific Advisor
19th-20th September 2017

Dr. Douwe Bakker. Scientific Advisor

Flag Uruguay Dr. Alvaro Nuñez. Laboratorio veterinario Oficial en la vigilancia de Tuberculosis y Brucelosis bovina, Uruguay 3rd April 2017

Dr. Alvaro Nuñez visits VISAVET

Flag Mexico Dr. Orbelín Soberanis Ramos. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico 27th February 2017

Orbelín Soberanis Ramos Visits



2014


Country Visit Date  
Flag France Dr. Nalin Rastogi. Institut Pasteur de Guadeloupe, France 18th December 2014

Visits

Flag United Kingdom Dr. Noel Smith. Animal and Plant Health Agency, United Kingdom 4th November 2014

Visits



2013


Country Visit Date  
Flag Peru Dr. Alfredo Delgado. Profesor principal Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria. Director General del Instituto Veterinario de Investigaciones Tropicales y de Altura - IVITA. Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos. Lima, Peru 18th-22th March 2013

Visits

Flag France Dr. Maria Laura Boschiroli. French NRL. Laboratoire de Maisons-Alfort (Santé Animale). Agence Nationale de Sécurité Sanitaire de l’alimentation, de l’environnement et du travail (ANSES). France. 30th January 2013  


2012


Country Visit Date  
Flag Chile Dr. Ana María Zárraga y Dr. Julia Mansilla . Universidad Austral de Chile. 28th November 2012  
Flag Kuwait Dr. Salwa Abdulla Al- Mouqatea. Assistant Research Scientist. Food Resources Division Bio- Technology Department. Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research. 5th November 2012

Visits

Flag Argentina Dr. Sergio Garbaccio. Instituto de Patobiología. Centro de Investigación de Ciencias Veterinarias (CICV), Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuario (INTA), Castelar. Buenos Aires. 17th October 2012  
Flag Mexico Dr. Rolando Garzón (Subdelegado Agropecuario, y Dr. Wilfrido Nájera (Jefe del Programa Salud Animal en Guerrero). Secretaría de Agricultura, Ganadería, Desarrollo Rural, Pesca y Alimentación SAGARPA. Delegación Guerrero. México. 4th September 2012

Visits

Flag China EU-China Dialogue on Agriculture, Food Safety and SPS Working Group. Standardizing  Animal Health Reference Laboratory. EU-China Trade Project. Mr. Wang Shushuang, Deputy Director General, China Animal Health and Epidemiology Center (CAHEC), Mrs. Liu Yongjun, Director of Division of SciTech and Program Development , CAHEC, Mr. Fan Weixing, Director of Zoonosis laboratory,CAHEC, Mrs. Song Junxia, Deputy Director of Division of Animal Disease Control, Veterinary Bureau of Ministry of Agriculture, Mr. Javier Burchard, EUCTP Key expert for Agriculture and SPS 11th and 13th July 2012

Visits

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Missions

2017


Country Hosting / Main objectives Date EU-RL staff
Flag Romania Institute for Control of Biological Products and Veterinary Medicines ICBMV, Bucharest; ROMVAC Company S.A. Voluntari

Objetives: GPPT protocol
25th-28th September 2017

Javier Bezos

Missions

Missions



2016


Country Hosting / Main objectives Date EU-RL staff
Flag Spain Fisabio Foundation, Valencia

Objetives: Biomedical Research and Public Health: Molecular Epidemiology from Outbreaks to the Global Spread of Pathogens
4th-8th July 2016 Beatriz Romero


2015


Country Hosting / Main objectives Date EU-RL staff
Flag United States NRL for bovine tuberculosis, National Veterinary Services Laboratories (USDA), Ames

Objetives: Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) technique for epidemiological purposes
2nd-20th of November 2015 Beatriz Romero
Flag United Kingdom City Hall, Cardiff

Objetives: VI International M. bovis Conference
16th-19th June 2015 Lucía de Juan
Carmen Casal


2014


Country Hosting / Main objectives Date EU-RL staff
Flag Spain Spanish National Reference Laboratory for Bovine Tuberculosis, Santa Fe

Objetives: GPPT protocol
14th-16th October 2014 Carmen Casal
Flag Spain CZ Veterinaria SA, Porriño

Objetives: GPPT protocol
28th-30th April 2014 Javier Bezos


2013


Country Hosting / Main objectives Date EU-RL staff
Flag Italy Hotel Demidoff, Florence

Objetives: ESM 34th Annual Congress of the European Society of Mycobacteriology
30th June-3rd July 2013 Beatriz Romero
Flag France European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare, Strasbourg

Objetives: Combistats training course
7th-8th March 2013 Carmen Casal
Flag United Kingdom Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine; School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow

Objetives: Bovine Tuberculosis Workshop
8th-10th May 2013 Javier Bezos
Flag Germany Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut, Greifswald

Objetives: Mycobacterial workshop & visit to NRL
28th-29th January 2013 Lucía de Juan


2012


Country Hosting / Main objectives Date EU-RL staff
Flag United Kingdom Animal Health Veterinary Laboratory Agency (AHVLA), Guildford

Objetives: IFN-γ assay in camelids
28th-30th November 2012 Javier Bezos


2011


Country Hosting / Main objectives Date EU-RL staff
Flag Spain Spanish National Reference Laboratory for Bovine Tuberculosis, Santa Fe

Objetives: Organization of the ring trial for IFN-γ
20th December 2011 Lucía de Juan
Flag European Union European Commission, Brussels

Objetives: Evaluation of Food, Feed and Animal Health EU reference laboratories
16th December 2011 Lucía de Juan
Flag European Union European Commission, Brussels

Objetives: Bovine tuberculosis in the EU: Challenges from the perspective of officially TB free and not free Member States: surveillance, eradication and diagnostics
1st July 2011 Javier Bezos
Flag Peru Servicio Nacional de Sanidad Agraria (SENASA), La Molina

Organize field studies regarding diagnosis of tuberculosis in camelids
8th-14th May 2011 Lucas Domínguez


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