BCL-3 VISAVET-UCMFrom November 28th to December 2nd, we received the visit of two experts from the Russian National Reference Laboratory for the diagnosis of African Swine Fever (ASF).

This course is framed within the "Twinning Project" between the reference laboratory of the OIE for ASF (VISAVET-UCM) and the National Laboratory of Virology and Microbiology Research in Veterinary Pokrov, Russia. 

Twinning laboratories (Rusia/Spain)

This course was mainly focused on practical learning and training in classical virology diagnostic techniques on ASF. During the week, participants worked in the VISAVET Centre Biosafety level 3 Area (BSL-3), learning the culture of macrophages, hemadsorption, direct immunofluorescence and serological techniques (ELISA and IB).

More information: Twinning projects between laboratories of the OIE.


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Here, you can get to know all aspects of Animal Health.

We belong to the VISAVET research group from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM). We are doing research and teaching on the field of animal health.

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This web portal is maintained by the SUAT’s team of Professor Jose Manuel Sanchez

We are reference to the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) for African Swine Fever

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