User manual for data providers for mapping Member State standard terminology to EFSA standard terminology

zoonoses data models, Excel, XML, XSD, DCF
First published in EFSA Supporting Publications
17 Febrero 2017
14 Febrero 2017
Technical Report


The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is tasked with coordinating the reporting of zoonoses, zoonotic agents, animal populations, antimicrobial resistance and food-borne outbreaks in the European Union (EU) under Directive 2003/99/EC, as well as analysing and summarising the data collected. For data collection purposes, EFSA created a simple Microsoft Office Excel-based mapping tool to allow Member States (MSs) to map their standard terminology to EFSA’s standard terminology. This technical report is a user manual for data providers (reporting officers and reporters) that describes how to map terms and generate extensible markup language (XML) for submission of 2016 data to EFSA, according to Zoonoses data models: prevalence, antimicrobial resistance, food-borne outbreak, animal population, disease status and text forms.

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