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.