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International simulation of VTEC outbreak

posted Jan 15, 2018, 12:37 PM by Mirko Rossi   [ updated Jan 15, 2018, 12:38 PM ]

An international simulation of VTEC outbreak using the INNUENDO platform designed and developed by our consortium
will be held during the weeks 6th and 7th of 2018 (i.e. from 5th to 18th of February 2018).
During this simulation representatives of ECDC, EFSA, EURL VTEC (Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Roma, Italy), Finnish National Public Health Authority, the Finnish Food Authority, the Estonian Veterinary and Food Laboratory, the Latvian Institute of Food Safety, Animal Health and Environment, Instituto Nacional de Saúde Dr. Ricardo Jorge Portugal, Luxembourg Institute of Health, Bundesinstitut für Risikobewertungand, and Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety will performed in silico phenotype prediction of the pathotypes, and clustering analyzing using wgMLST on a limited set of E.coli strains using the tools implemented in our consortium, simulating a real-time use of the platform