2023 Annual Meeting & Workshop of NRLs for Mollusc Diseases

The 2023 Annual Meeting and the 14th Technical Workshop of National Reference Laboratories for Mollusc Diseases was organised in La Tremblade, France, on the 3rd-5th of May 2023.

In total, 33 participants representing 16 countries attended the meeting.

The Annual Meeting included seven sessions:

1/ The current epidemiological situation in each Member State,

2/ Highlights on some recent surveillance results,

3/ EURL activities,

4/ Diagnosis development & validation,

5/ eDNA approaches,

6/ News from the bench,

7/ Freshwater bivalves.

The Technical Workshop included two practical sessions:

1/ Mollusc sampling & estimation of mollusc mortality rates,

2/ Mollusc processing in the laboratory.

The report of the meeting and workshop is available under the NRLs' section.