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DEN-57 [Headquarters]
Status
Discontinued
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Escherichia and Klebsiella

Director / Head: 
  Flemming Scheutz
 




Institution:
  Department for Bacterology, Mycology and Parasitology, Unit for Mycology and Parasitology
  Statens Serum Institut
Address:
  Artillerivej 5
  DK-2300
 
Town:
  Copenhagen
Country:
  DENMARK
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  +45 3268 3334
Fax:
  +45 3268 8238
Web Site:
  www.ssi.dk
Date of Designation:
  21/Apr/2010
Last Redesignation:
  21/Apr/2010
Date of Discontinuation:
  22/Apr/2014
Terms of Reference:
  1. Seven new O antigens 
  2. Distribution of strains and antisera 
  3. Standardisation of serotyping techniques 
  4. Consultation and training 
  5. Ring trial of virulence- and serotyping of E. coli 
  6. Nomenclature of Verocytotoxins 
  7. Global E. coli reference Centre Network 
  8. Molecular method for K. pneumoniae capsule typing Characterization of highly virulent K. pneumoniae isolates  
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Subjects:
  1. Bacterial diseases other than those specifically mentioned 
  2. Food safety 
  3. Zoonoses 
Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
WHO Outputs:
 
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  CAWTHORNE Amy Louise
Phone:
  +41 22 79 11963
Email:
  cawthornea@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  KRUSE Hilde
Phone:
  +45 45336754
Email:
  kruseh@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork