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Abbreviations: PCR = Polymerase Chain Reaction, SQ = Sequencing, HYB = Hybridization, EIA = Enzyme Immuno Assay, IB = Immunoblot, IFA = Immunofluorescence Assay, EM = Electron microscopy, VI = Virus Isolation, IHC = Immunohistochemistry, VNT = Virus neutralisation assay, HIA = Haemagglutination Inhibition Assay

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West Nile virus

NCDC MOH Armenia

Virology Laboratory of the Reference laboratory center NCDC

Contact

Shushan Sargsyan

City / Country

Yerevan
Armenia
Phone
37455578225
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Medical University of Vienna

Department of Virology

Contact

Stephan Aberle

City / Country

Vienna
Austria
Phone
+43 14016065555
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 

University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna

Viral Zoonoses, Emerging and Vector-Borne Infections Group, Institute of Virology

Contact

Norbert Nowotny

City / Country

Vienna
Austria
Phone
+43 69911301300
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Institute of Tropical Medicine

Central Laboratory of Clinical Biology

Contact

Marjan Van Esbroeck

City / Country

Antwerp
Belgium
Phone
+32 32476444
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 

Sciensano

Viral Diseases/Infectious Diseases in humans

Contact

Steven Van Gucht

City / Country

Brussels
Belgium
Phone
+32 23733256
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

National Center of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases Bulgaria

Vector-borne infections lab

Contact

Iva Christova

City / Country

Sofia
Bulgaria
Phone
+359 28465042
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Croatian National Institute of Public Health

Virology Department NRL for Arboviruses

Contact

Tatjana Vilibic-Cavlek

City / Country

Zagreb
Croatia
Phone
+ 385 14863238
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

University Hospital for Infectious Diseases

Research Department

Contact

Ivan-Christian Kurolt

City / Country

Zagreb
Croatia
Phone
+385 12826283
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics

Department of Virology

Contact

Christina Christodoulou

City / Country

Nicosia
Cyprus
Phone
+357 22392647 
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Institute of Public Health Czech Republic

Virology, NRL for arboviruses

Contact

Hana Zelená

City / Country

Ostrava
Czech Republic
Phone
+420 606738322
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 

Statens Serum Institut

Department "Virology and Microbial Specialdiagnostic"

Contact

Anders Fomsgaard

City / Country

Copenhagen
Denmark
Phone
+45 40634638
Email
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

University of Helsinki

Department of Virology, Faculty of Medicine

Contact

Olli Vapalahti

City / Country

Helsinki
Finland
Phone
+358 505552884
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 

Aix Marseille Universite

EPV

Contact

Remi Charrel

City / Country

Marseille
France
Phone
+33 640531925
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 

Aix Marseille Universite IRBA

Centre National de Référence des Arbovirus

Contact

Isabelle Leparc-Goffart

City / Country

Marseille
France
Phone
+33 491617910
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 

CIRAD

UMR ASTRE

Contact

Emmanuel Albina

City / Country

Montpellier Cedex 5
France
Phone
+33 590255431
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Institut Pasteur

Cellule d’Intervention Biologique d’Urgence (CIBU)

Contact

Christophe Batejat

City / Country

Paris
France
Phone
+33 1 45 68 84 17
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 

Bernhard Nocht Institute

Arbovirus Laboratory

Contact

Jonas Schmidt-Chanasit

City / Country

Hamburg
Germany
Phone
+49 40428180
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 

Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology

Virology & intracellular pathogens

Contact

Sandra Essbauer

City / Country

Munich
Germany
Phone
+49 899926978
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 

Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin Institute of Virology

German Centre for infectious Research (DZIF)

Contact

Victor Corman

City / Country

Berlin
Germany
Phone
+49 30 450 625 095
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut

Institute of Novel and Emerging Infectious Diseases

Contact

Martin Groschup

City / Country

Greifswald-Insel Riems
Germany
Phone
+49 3835171163
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 

Philipps Universität Marburg

Institute für Virologie

Contact

Markus Eickmann

City / Country

Marburg
Germany
Phone
+49 64212864315
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Robert Koch institute

Center for Biological Safety

Contact

Heinz Ellerbrok

City / Country

Berlin
Germany
Phone
+49 30187542258
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

A' Department of Microbiology

Contact

Anna Papa

City / Country

Thessaloniki
Greece
Phone
+30 2310999006
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 

Hellenic Pasteur Institute

Public Health Laboratories

Contact

Andreas Mentis

City / Country

Athens
Greece
Phone
+30 2106478816
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

National Center for Epidemiology

Division of Virology

Contact

Orsolya Nagy

City / Country

Budapest
Hungary
Phone
+36 14762111 
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 

University College Dublin

National Virus Reference Laboratory

Contact

Jeff Connell

City / Country

Dublin
Ireland
Phone
+353 17161321
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Public Health Services, Israel Ministry of Health

National Center for Zoonotic Viruses

Contact

Yaniv Lustig

City / Country

Tel-Hashomer
Israel
Phone
+972 35305268
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Amedeo di Savoia Hospital, ASL Città di Torino

Laboratory of Microbiology and Virology Department of Infectious Diseases

Contact

Elisa Burdino

City / Country

Torino
Italy
Phone
+39 0114393967
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Az. Ospedaliero-Universitaria di Bologna, Policlinico S.Orsola-Malpighi

Unit of Microbiology, Regional Reference Centre for Microbiological Emergencies (CRREM)

Contact

Giada Rossini

City / Country

Bologna
Italy
Phone
+39 0512144316
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 

Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo

Molecolar Virology Unit Microbiology and Virology Department

Contact

Elena Percivalle

City / Country

Pavia
Italy
Phone
+39 0382502420
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 

Instituto Superiore di Sanità

"Department of Infectious Diseases"

Contact

Giulietta Venturi

City / Country

Rome
Italy
Phone
+39 06 4990 2663
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 

Italian Military Hospital

Scientific Department

Contact

Romano Lista

City / Country

Rome
Italy
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 

National Institute for Infectious Diseases "L. Spallanzani"

Laboratory of Virology

Contact

Concetta Castilletti

City / Country

Rome
Italy
Phone
+39 0655170685
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 

University of Padova School of Medicine

Clinical Microbiology and Virology

Contact

Giorgio Palú

City / Country

Padova
Italy
Phone
+39 498211325
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

NIPH Kosovo

National Institute for Public Health of Kosova

Contact

Xhevat Jakupi

City / Country

Prishtina
Kosova
Phone
+37744174698
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Latvian Centre of Infectious Diseases

Latvian Centre of Infectious Diseases

Contact

Jelena Storozenko

City / Country

Riga
Latvia
Phone
+371 67014560
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

National Public Health Surveillance Laboratory

Clinical Testing department

Contact

Algirdas Griskevicius

City / Country

Vilnius
Lithuania
Phone
+370 52106859
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Laboratoire national de Santé

Department Virologie/Sérologie

Contact

Trung Nguyen

City / Country

Dudelange
Luxembourg
Phone
+352 281001
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Mater Dei Hospital

Pathology Department

Contact

Christopher Barbara

City / Country

Msida
Malta
Phone
+356 25456317
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Institute of Public Health Republic of Macedonia

Laboratory for virology and molecular diagnostics

Contact

Golubinka Bosevska

City / Country

Skopje
North Macedonia
Phone
+389 23125112
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Norwegian Institute of Public Health

Department of Influenza

Contact

Dagny Haug Dorenberg

City / Country

Oslo
Norway
Phone
+47 21076761
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

General Karol Kaczkowski Military Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology Biological Threats Identification and Countermeasure Center

Virology Laboratory

Contact

Aleksander Michalski

City / Country

Pulawy
Poland
Phone
+48 261519812
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

National Institute of Public Health

Dept. Virology, Laboratory BSL3

Contact

Katarzyna Pancer

City / Country

Warsaw
Poland
Phone
+48 222951274
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 

National Institute of Health Dr. Ricardo Jorge (INSA)

Center for Vectors and Infectious Diseases Research (CEVDI/INSA)

Contact

Maria João Alves

City / Country

Águas de Moura
Portugal
Phone
+351 265938295
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 

Cantacuzino National Research Institute

Laboratory for Vector Borne Infections

Contact

Ani Ioana Cotar

City / Country

Bucharest
Romania
Phone
+40 213069243
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Russian Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Wellbeing

Central Research Institute of Epidemiology

Contact

Ludmila Karan

City / Country

Moscow
Russia
Phone
+79 037833269
Email
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Institute of Virology, Vaccines and Sera "Torlak"

National Reference Laboratory for ARBO viruses and hemorrhagic fever

Contact

Jelena Protic

City / Country

Belgrade
Serbia
Phone
+381 113953455
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Slovak academy of Science

Institute of Virology Biomedical Research Center

Contact

Boris Klempa

City / Country

Bratislava
Slovakia
Phone
+421 259302465
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine

Institute of Microbiology and Immunology

Contact

Tatjana Avšič Županc

City / Country

Ljubljana
Slovenia
Phone
+386 15437450
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 

Hospital Clínic ISGlobal - University of Barcelona

Faculty of Medicine - Microbiology

Contact

Miguel Martinez

City / Country

Barcelona
Spain
Phone
+34 932274200
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Hospital Universitario Virgen de las Nieves

Servicio de Microbiología

Contact

Mercedes Pérez Ruiz

City / Country

Granada
Spain
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 

Instituto de Salud Carlos III

Centro Nacional de microbiología

Contact

Maria Paz Sanchez-Seco

City / Country

Madrid
Spain
Phone
+34 918223632
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 

IRTA (CReSA)

Transboundary diseases subprogram

Contact

Núria Busquets

City / Country

Bellaterra, Barcelona
Spain
Phone
+34 934671763
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 

Public Health Agency of Sweden

Dept of Microbiology

Contact

Niklas Edner

City / Country

Stockholm
Sweden
Phone
+46 102052160
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

SPIEZ LABORATORY

Biology-Virology Group

Contact

Olivier Engler

City / Country

Spiez
Switzerland
Phone
+41 584681539
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 

University Hospital of Geneva

Laboratory of Virology

Contact

Pascal Cherpillod

City / Country

Geneva
Switzerland
Phone
+41 223724089
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Erasmus MC

Viroscience

Contact

Richard Molenkamp

City / Country

Rotterdam
the Netherlands
Phone
+31 10 703 47 00
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

RIVM

Rare and Emerging Viral Infections and Response

Contact

Johan Reimerink

City / Country

Bilthoven
the Netherlands
Phone
+31 302744513
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 

PUBLIC HEALTH INSTITUTIONS OF TURKEY

Virology Department

Contact

Gülay Korukluoglu

City / Country

Ankara
Turkey
Phone
+90 3125655340
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Public Health England

RIPL/WHOCC/V&P

Contact

Roger Hewson

City / Country

Salisbury
United Kingdom
Phone
+44 1980612390
Virus-species
PCR
SQ
HYB
EIA
IB
IFA
EM
VI
IHC
VNT
HIA
West Nile virus
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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