National Reference Centers in Human Microbiology

Last updated on 26-5-2023 by Marinka Vangenck

Welcome to the website of the National Reference Centres for Human Microbiology (NRCHM) (also available in Dutch and French).
This website contains information about the National Reference Centres (NRC) and the National Reference Laboratories (NRL).


We have recently migrated to this new website. The old website will no longer be available from 1 January 2023.

In case of any questions regarding NRCHM and/or the new website, please contact us at

National Reference Centers in Human Microbiology

National Reference Laboratories in Human Microbiology

Extra links

The National Reference Centres can upload their data using this link (download PDF icon the manual).

A data analysis module is available for data from the sentinel laboratory network and the reference centres (donwload PDF icon the manual).

Health professionals can find more information about HIV diagnosis and monitoring via the website of the AIDS Reference Laboratories (ARL).

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