The importance of quality assurance/quality control of diagnostics to increase the confidence in global foot-and-mouth disease control.

Last updated on 23-8-2019 by Anonymous (niet gecontroleerd)

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The last decade international trade in animals and animal products was liberated and confidence in this global trade can increase only if appropriate control measures are applied. As foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) diagnostics will play an essential role in this respect, the Food and Agriculture Organization European Commission for the Control of Foot-and-Mouth Disease (EUFMD) co-ordinates, in collaboration with the European Commission, several programmes to increase the quality of FMD diagnostics. A quality assurance (QA) system is deemed essential for laboratories involved in certifying abse…

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