Zentrales Institut des Sanitätsdienstes der BW Kiel, Abteilung A – Veterinärmedizin, Laborgruppe Spezielle Tierseuchen- und Zoonosendiagnostik (Central Institute of the BW Medical Service Kiel, Laboratory for Infectious Animal Diseases and Zoonoses)

2. Where is it located (include both address and geographical location)?

Kopperpahler Allee 120, 24119 Kronshagen, Germany

54°20´24´´ N, 10°05´37´´ E

3. Floor area of laboratory areas by containment level
BL 3 , 47.00 SqM
BL 2 , 274.00 SqM
Total laboratory floor area (SqM)

4. The organizational structure of each facility

(viii) Briefly describe the publication policy of the facility

Results will be published primarily in reports to the Federal Ministry of Defence and in journals for military medicine or technology. Additional presentations occur in public scientific journals as well as national and international scientific meetings and symposiums.

(ix) Provide a list of publicly-available papers and reports resulting from the work published during the previous 12 months. (To include authors, titles and full references)

1. W Wenzel, A Petrov, M Haarmann, D Bartosik, M Müller: Gemeinsam von null auf SARS-CoV-2-PCR in drei Wochen - ein Erfahrungsbericht. Wehrmed. Mschr. 09/2020
2. E Trojnar, M Contzen, D Moor, A Carl, S Burkhardt, J Kilwinski, K Berghof-Jäger, S Mormann, U Schotte, A Kontek, N Althof, D Mäde, R Johne: Interlaboratory Validation of a Detection Method for Hepatitis E Virus RNA in Pig Liver. Microorganisms. 2020 Sep 23;8(10):1460.  doi:10.3390/microorganisms8101460
3. A Kreitlow, A Becker, U Schotte, B Malorny, M Plötz, A Abdulmawjood: Evaluation of different target genes for the detection of Salmonella spp. by loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP). Lett Appl Microbiol. 2020 Oct 8.  doi: 10.1111/lam.13409

5. Briefly describe the biological defence work carried out at the facility, including type(s) of micro-organisms(9) and/or toxins studied, as well as outdoor studies of biological aerosols.

a.     Development and evaluation of diagnostic systems permitting specific identification of microorganisms, parasites, viruses and toxins
b.    Development of test kits for use in a deployable containerised field laboratory
c.    Diagnosis of zoonoses i.e. Q-Fever, Anthrax, Rabies, Leishmaniasis, Avian Influenza and other Influenza viruses, Hepatitis E-virus, Anaplasma sp., Lumpy Skin Disease Virus
d.    Diagnosis of infectious animal diseases, especially African Swine Fever, Classical Swine Fever, Babesiosis, Bovine Viral Diarrhea virus, Border disease virus, Schmallenberg-virus
e.    Diagnosis of food and waterborne threats, i.e. Vibrio cholera, Norovirus, Hepatitis E-virus
f.    Evaluation of test kits for the detection of Clostridium botulinum toxins and Clostridium perfringens toxins

The current program covers RG I, II and III organisms.

No outdoor studies of biological aerosols have been conducted.

(9) Including viruses and prions.