Proficiency test for Rabies diagnosis 2021 session

From 31 May 2021 to 28 June 2021

The EURL for rabies is launching a call for participation in a rabies diagnostic proficiency test for 2021.

The test will be performed on a unique panel to evaluate rabies diagnosis conclusion on 10 samples using at least one of the following techniques:

•       FAT (Fluorescent Antibody Test),

•       RTCIT (Rabies Tissue Culture Infection Test)

•       Conventional RT-PCR

•       Real-Time RT-PCR



Registration must be done before: 4 January 2021

Panels will be sent on: 31 May 2021

Results from participating laboratories must be sent to the EURL for rabies before:  28 June 2021

A report will be issued in: 30 August 2021