Leptospirosis Reference Centre

The Leptospirosis Reference Centre is part of Academic Medical Centre (AMC), department of Medical Microbiology, and is internationally officially known by the following names:

  • OIE Reference Laboratory for Leptospirosis
  • National Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Leptospirosis (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 ISO 15189 accredited.

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

The laboratory can be reached directly through telephone number: +31 20 566 5431

On the page Procedure and Guide you will find more information about how to order products in the Leptospira Library and pricing.

For reference see the following literature: