EMGM Carriage Working Group

Convener: Dr Georgina Tzanakaki, Head, Hellenic National Meningitis Reference Laboratory, Greece, gtzanakaki@nsph.gr.
Co-convener: Dr Caroline Trotter, Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, UK, caroline.trotter@bristol.ac.uk.

Identifying the meningococcal lineages circulating in the carrier state across Europe, harmonizing the methodology for characterization of the isolates, and the creation of a carrier strain collection centre has been a major focus of the EMGM's activities.

The achievements of members of the group include:

Further investigations may include: