Leptospirosis Reference Centre

The Leptospirosis Reference Centre is part of KIT Biomedical Research and is internationally officially known by the following names:

  • WHO/FAO Collaborating Center for Reference and Research on Leptospirosis
  • OIE Reference Laboratory for Leptospirosis
  • Nationaal Referentielaboratorium voor Leptospirosen (NRL)

The Leptospirosis Reference Centre:

  • offers a variety of services to the health care community
  • maintains a collection of Leptospira reference strains
  • offers a variety of reference materials
  • offers training on an individual basis or through international courses
  • performs research in the field of zoonoses.

The Leptospirosis Reference Centre is CCKL (ISO 15189) accredited.

For our Dutch diagnostic services: Download het aanvraagformulier voor onderzoek op leptospirose!

The Laboratory colleagues can be reached directly through telephone number: +31 (0)20 566 5431 or +31 (0)20 566 5443

For reference see the following literature: