Spanish National Centre for Microbiology - Instituto de Salud Carlos III

Knowledge Source Identification
Knowledge source name Spanish National Centre for Microbiology - Instituto de Salud Carlos III
Abbreviated name ISCIII
Owner/Developer Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness
Country Spain
Languages English, Spanish
Description The Centro Nacional de MicrobiologĂ­a (CNM) is a centre belonging to the Instituto de Salud Carlos III which gives scientific and technical support to the General State Administration, the Autonomous Communities and the National Health System (SNS). The CNM's specific function is the control of infectious diseases, for which it offers diagnostic and reference services, also maintaining research programmes, both basic and applied, related to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of these illnesses. It has a quality management system which complies with the UNE-EN ISO 9001 standard, certified by AENOR, for the reception of biological samples, as well as a number of techniques and services accredited by ENAC, according to the UNE-EN ISO 15189 standard. EU-NETVAL member.
Knowledge Source Category
Category Organization
Sub categories Governmental Organization, Services
Knowledge Dissemination and Sharing
Dissemination channel Website
Targeted audience (specified/objective analysis) Scientists, Policy-makers, Regulators, Industry
Users access Open access
Knowledge Characterization
3Rs relevance Replacement, Reduction, Refinement
Purpose Toxicological and safety evaluation, Education and training, Documentation and information, Regulatory testing, Validation, Method development, Funding
Technology/Tools Alternative test methods (in vitro), Analytics