Documents

 

EU Regulations

  • Commission Regulation No 156/2004 on the Community’s financial assistance to the Community reference laboratories pursuant to Article 28 of Decision 90/424/EEC  Regulation 156-2004
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1478 of 14 October 2020 amending Reg. (EU) 2015/1375 as regards sampling, the reference method for detection and import conditions related to Trichinella control   Reg EU 2020-1478
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/1375 of 10 August 2015 laying down specific rules on official controls for Trichinella in meat Regulation_2015-1375
  • Regulation (EU) 2017/625 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 March 2017 on official controls and other official activities performed to ensure the application of food and feed law… Regulation 2017-625
  • Commission delegated regulation (EU) 2018/772 on preventive health measures for the control of Echinococcus multilocularis infection in dogs Regulation2018/772

EURLP Documents

  • Guidelines on minimum recommendations for official laboratory appointed for the detection of Trichinella in meat (multi-language document)

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  • Guidelines for the identification and development of sampling methods and design of suitable protocols for monitoring of Trichinella infection in indicator species  PDF
  • Guidelines for the detection of Trichinella larvae at the slaughterhouse in a quality assurance system  PDF
  • Report of the first interlaboratory comparison of a serological test to detect anti-Trichinella IgG in swine sera  PDF
  • Report on the validation of the PrioCHECK® Trichinella ADD Kit of the Prionics AG Company  PDF
  • Guidelines for the validation of apparatuses for the detection of Trichinella larvae PDF
  • Report on the validation of the BioRad Kit (see also the “Addendum”)  PDF
  • Addendum on the validation of the BioRad Kit PDF
  • Experimental infection of mice by Trichinella spp. Muscle Stage Larvae. Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) PDF
  • Artificial digestion of fish fillets for the isolation of Anisakidae and Opisthorchidae larval stages. Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)   PDF
  • Laboratory surfaces and equipment decontamination from Trichinella spp. larvae. Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)  PDF
  • Mouse Bioassay for the detection of Toxoplasma gondii in meat. Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) PDF
  • Molecular identification of Sarcocystis species. Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) PDF
  • Identification of Echinococcus granulosus complex at genotype/species level from hydatid cysts by PCR and sequencing PDF

 

Echinococcosis (infection with Echinococcus multilocularis and Echinococcus granulosus sensu lato)

The Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2020/689, supplementing Regulation (EU) 2016/429 of the European Parliament, becomes applicable on 21 April 2021.

In agreement with this Regulation, information on the collection of samples, techniques, validation and interpretation of the diagnostic methods for Echinococcosis (E. multicolaris and E. granulosus) are laid down in the Manual of Diagnostic Tests and Vaccines for Terrestrial Animals of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).

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Other documents on foodborne parasites

  • EFSA Scientific Opinion on risk assessment of parasites in fishery products PDF
  • Updated technical specifications for harmonised reporting of foodborne outbreaks through the European Union reporting system in accordance with Directive 2003/99/EC  PDF

European Network for Foodborne Parasites in Europe (EURO-FBP)

Proficiency Testings reports

Reports on Proficiency testing on detection of Trichinella larvae in meat intended for human consumption according to Regulations (EU) 2020/1478 and 2015/1375

Reports on Proficiency Testings on the identification of Trichinella larvae at the species level by a molecular method

Reports on Proficiency Testings on the detection of Anisakidae L3 larvae in fish fillets

Reports on Proficiency Testings on molecular identification of Anisakid nematodes at the species level

Reports on Proficiency Testings on detection of  Echinococcus sp. adult worms in the intestinal mucosa of the definitive host

Reports on Proficiency Testings on molecular identification of Echinococcus at the species level

Reports on Proficiency Testing on detection of anti-Toxoplasma IgG in swine serum samples

Reports on Proficiency Testing on detection of anti-Toxoplasma IgG in ovine serum samples

  • NRL Proficiency Testing – March, 2015  PDF
  • NRL Proficiency Testing – March, 2015 Technical Report
  • NRL Proficiency Testing – March, 2019 Final Report

Reports on Proficiency Testing on detection of anti-Toxoplasma IgG in goat serum samples

 

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