Residue analysis of hormones and hormonal active substances in animal matrices.

The aim of this training is to teach the analysis of residues of hormones and hormonally active substances in animal matrices using a combination of theoretical knowledge and practical applications. You will gain knowledge of the relevant legal requirements for validation of analytical methods, quality assurance, and evaluation and interpretation of results.


Analysis of residues of hormones and hormonal active substances in animal matrices, illustrated by selected methods; hormones and hormonal active substances and their metabolites as potential residues; validation of analytical methods according to EU criteria (Commission Decision 2002/657/EC); Requirements for screening and validation methods according to Commission Decision 2002/657/EC; Overview of legal regulations within the EU; Sample collection and management; Sample registration via database system; Laboratory infrastructure and laboratory staff qualifications; Quality management, proficiency testing; Reporting.

Target group

  • Analysts
  • Heads of laboratories
  • Experts and specialists in the field of quality management, research and consulting of food production companies and inspection bodies
  • Interested parties

Limitation of Participation

Five-day standard course for max. four persons


on request


AGES GmbH Spargelfeldstraße 191 | A-1220 Vienna, Austria

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Dr. Georg Mayerhofer Department of Veterinary Medicinal Products, Hormones and Contaminants National Reference Laboratory for Veterinary Medicinal Products and Hormones Institute for Food Safety Vienna, AGES


on request

AGES Akademie

Last updated: 10.10.2023

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