Global Foodborne Infections Network (GFN)

Training courses

The GFN training courses focus on the surveillance (isolation, identification and antimicrobial susceptibility testing) of foodborne and other enteric infections.

  • Salmonella diagnostics
  • Campylobacter diagnostics
  • Region-specific pathogens (e.g. E. coli O157, Vibrio cholerae, S. Typhi, Bacillus anthracis, Brucella, Shigella)
  • Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing
  • Outbreak detection and response
  • Evaluation of surveillance systems
  • Study design
  • Food safety during mass gatherings
  • Source attribution
  • Burden of disease
  • Integrated surveillance
  • Country plans of action
  • Advocacy and training
  • Information sharing networks
  • Laboratory protocols - English
  • Spanish
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Laboratory protocols

Key publications

Information brochure on Global Foodborne Infections Network