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Other BfR laboratories with a reference function

Besides the National Reference Laboratories pursuant to Regulation (EC) 882/2004 the following laboratories with a reference function are also attached to BfR:

  • Reference Laboratory in the Network of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)
    The Reference Laboratory within BfR pursuant to Regulation (EC) 1829/2003 (GMO Network) cooperates with other laboratories in Germany.
  • Senior Expert Office for the Import Control of Wine in accordance with the Wine Monitoring Ordinance
  • Zoonosis reporting
    Every year BfR prepares a report on the epidemiological situation of zoonoses in Germany
  • Consultant Laboratory for Yersinia


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Consultant Laboratory for Yersinia

Yersinia enterocolitica and Yersinia pseudotuberculosis are enteropathogenic bacteria species which cause symptoms known as yersinioses. Yersinioses occur mostly sporadically after the intake of...

BfR reports to the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL)


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