National Reference Laboratory for Antibiotic Resistance

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Changed on: 01.02.2021

Since 06.11.2006 the AGES Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hygiene/Centre for Foodborne Infectious Diseases in Graz has been entrusted with the tasks of a National Reference Laboratory (NRL) for Antibiotic Resistance.

The NRL is an accredited testing laboratory according to EN ISO/IEC 17025. The analyses are performed routinely and according to international standards. The quality of the results is ensured by participation in international interlaboratory comparisons.

Activities of the NRL

  • Surveillance of antimicrobial resistance in the framework of the Zoonoses Surveillance Directive (2003/99/EC)
  • Antibiotic resistance testing of isolates originating from humans, animals, food and feed and the environment
  • Molecular biological characterisation of antibiotic resistance mechanisms
  • Conduct of studies

Address

AGES - Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hygiene Graz - Centre for Foodborne Infectious Diseases
National Reference Laboratory for Antibiotic Resistance
Beethovenstraße 6
8010 Graz

Kontakt

Mag. Dr. Sandra Köberl-Jelovcan
Phone: +43 50 555-61262
Beethovenstraße 6
8010 Graz
Dr. Burkhard Springer
Phone: +43 50 555-61200
Beethovenstraße 6
8010 Graz
Mag. Dr. Sandra Köberl-Jelovcan
Phone: +43 50 555-61262
Beethovenstraße 6
8010 Graz
Dr. Burkhard Springer
Phone: +43 50 555-61200
Beethovenstraße 6
8010 Graz

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