European Reference laboratories for N. meningitidis and H. influenzae

CountryNeisseria meningitidisHaemophilus influenzae
CroatiaCroatian National Institute of Public Health
Microbiology Services
Rockefellerova 12
10000 Zagreb
Croatia

University Hospital for Infectious Diseases "Dr Fran Mihaljević"
Mirogojska 8
10000 Zagreb
Croatia
Czech RepublicPavla Krizova (Paula Kriz)Vera Lebedova
NRL for Meningococcal Infections
Centre for Epidemiology and Microbiology
National Institute of Public Health
Srobarova 48
100 42 Prague 10
Czech Republic
Website
NRL for Haemophilus Infections
Centre for Epidemiology and Microbiology
National Institute of Public Health
Srobarova 48
100 42 Prague 10
Czech Republic
Website
Denmarkserum@ssi.dk
Statens Serum Institut
5 Artillerivej
DK-2300 Copenhagen S
Tel: +45 3268 3268
Fax: +45 3268 3868
Website
FranceMuhamed-Kheir TahaOlivier Gaillot
Centre National de Référence Haemophilus influenzae
Laboratoire de Bactériologie-Hygiène
Centre de Biologie Pathologie
CHU de Lille
59037 Lille CEDEX
France
Tel. +33 (3) 20 44 49 45
Fax +33 (3) 20 44 48 95
Website
FinlandMaija Toropainen
National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL), Bacteriology Unit
Mannerheimintie 166, FI-00300 Helsinki, Finland
P.O. Box 30, FI-00271 Helsinki, Finland
Website
Germanyhttp://www.meningococcus.de/http://www.haemophilus-online.de/
GreeceGeorgina Tzanakaki
National Meningitis Reference Laboratory, Dept of Public Health
National School of Public Health
196, Alexandras Avenue
Athens, Greece
Tel. +30 213 20 10 267, +30213 20 10 268
FAX +30210 64 23 041
Website (in Greek)
ItalyPaola StefanelliMarina Cerquetti
Istituto Superiore di Sanità
Dept. of Infectious, Parasitic and Immunomediated Diseases
Viale Regina Elena n.299, 00136 Rome, Italy
Website
NorwayDominique CaugantMartin Steinbakk
Department of Bacteriology & Immunology
Norwegian Institute of Public Health
PO Box 4404, N-0403 Oslo, Norway
PolandWebsite
PortugalMaria João SimõesPaula Lavado
Departamento de Doenças Infecciosas
Instituto Nacional de Saúde Dr. Ricardo Jorge
Av. Padre Cruz 1649-016 Lisboa, Portugal
RomaniaMarina Pana
Cantacuzino Institute Bucharest, Romania
SerbiaSnezana Delic and Davor Culic
Website
SlovakiaAnna Kružlíková
NRL for Meningococci
Public Health Authority of the Slovak Republic
Trnavská cesta 52
P.O. BOX 45
826 45 Bratislava 29
Slovak Republic
Website
SloveniaMetka Paragi
National Laboratory of Health, Environment and Foodstuffs,
NLZOH Centre for Medical Microbiology Department of Public Health Laboratory
Grabloviceva 44
1000 Ljubljana
Slovenia
SwedenHans Fredlund
National Reference Laboratory for Pathogenic Neisseria
Dept Laboratory Medicine/Clin Microbiology
University Hospital
SE-701 85 Örebro
Sweden
Website
UKEdward KaczmarskiNorman Fry
David Litt (Scientific Lead)
Meningococcal Reference Unit
Public Health England,
Manchester Public Health Laboratory,
Manchester Medical Microbiology Partnership,
2nd Floor, Clinical Sciences Building 2,
Oxford Road,
Manchester Royal Infirmary,
Manchester,
M13 9WL
UK
Tel: +44 (0)161 276 6758
Fax: +44 (0)161 276 5744
Respiratory and Vaccine Preventable Bacteria Reference Unit Head
Vaccine Preventable Bacteria Section
Public Health England - Microbiology Reference Services
Colindale
61 Colindale Avenue
London
NW9 5EQ
Tel: +44 (0)208 327 6776
Mobile: +44 7823 532842