Forschungszentrum Borstel
Forschungszentrum Borstel

National Reference Center (NRC) for Mycobacteria

Head

Katharina  Kranzer

Dr. med. Katharina Kranzer

04537 - 188 - 2110
04537 - 188 - 3110

Deputy

Stefan  Niemann

Prof. Dr. Stefan Niemann

04537 - 188 - 7620
04537 - 188 - 2091

Contact us / office

Phone: 0049-(0)4537 / 188-2110
Phone: 0049-(0)4537 / 188-2111
Fax: 0049-(0)4537 / 188-3110

nrz (a) fz-borstel.de

 

 

Functions

The National Reference Center, appointed by the Federal Ministry of Health and the Robert Koch Institute, participates in the coordination of measures in the fight against and the surveillance of tuberculosis (TB).

 

The activities of the Reference Center comprise the following domains:

Diagnostic service

Requirements for specimens

Transport of specimens

New regulations for the transport of substances bearing the risk of infection
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Information on tuberculosis