Residue Analysis of Hormones and Hormonally Active Substances in Animal Matrices

Analysis of residues of hormones and hormonally active substances in animal matrices, illustrated by using selected methods; Hormones and hormonally active substances, as well as their metabolites as potential residues; Validation of analytical methods in line with EU criteria (Commission Decision 2002/657/EC); Requirements for screening and validation methods in line with Commission Decision 2002/657/EC; Overview about the legal regulations within the EU; Sample receipt and management; sample registration via database system; Laboratory infrastructure and laboratory staff qualifications; Quality management, proficiency tests; Reporting.

Target group

  • Analysts, heads of laboratories
  • Experts and expert witnesses in quality management, research and consulting of food manufacturers and inspection bodies
  • Interested parties

Participation limit: Five-day standard course with max. four participants

on request


Spargelfeldstrasse 191 | A-1220 Vienna, Austria

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


AGES Academy
Spargelfeldstrasse 191 | A-1220 Vienna, Austria
T: +43 (0) 50555 - 25201 | E:

on request