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We belong to the VISAVET Research Centre from the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM). We work in research and teaching on animal infectious diseases.

 
  • Vigiasan: Proyecto de Innovación Empleo de Tecnologías para evaluar el estado de salud, bienestar y productividad en ganado

  • El principal objetivo de VACDIVA es resolver el problema de la Peste Porcina Africana (PPA) en Europa y en los países afectados, desarrollando vacunas seguras y efectivas para cerdos domésticos y jabalíes, tests de diagnóstico y herramientas para estrategias de control y erradicación en Europa
  • Proyecto de Innovación "Empleo de Tecnologías para evaluar el estado de salud, bienestar y productividad en ganado"
  • Somos Laboratorio de Referencia de la Organización Mundial de la Sanidad Animal (OIE) en Peste Porcina Africana (PPA) y Peste Equina Africana PEA.
  • Realizamos el diagnóstico de los principales virus que afectan a las abejas, siendo pioneros en el desarrollo y puesta a punto de nuevas técnicas para su estudio.
  • La investigación epidemiologica de la Peste Porcina Clásica y Africana (PPC y PPA) son dos de nuestras prioridades.
  • En SUAT trabajamos en la aplicación de la termografía a la sanidad animal, especialmente ventajosa en animales en libertad y de zoo.
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Virus in the luggage?

Could African swine fever and Classical swine fever viruses enter into the United States via swine products carried in air passengers’ luggage? 

New research article published in Transboundary and Emerging Diseases journal.

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11th International Congress for Veterinary Virology

12th Annual Meeting of EPIZONE

ESVV EPIZONE Vienna

Professor Sánchez-Vizcaíno participates in this congress between 27th and 30th of August in Vienna.

  • “African swine fever: The biggest threat for the European swine industry – what can we do?” Keynote lecture, Sánchez-Vizcaíno JM.
  • Oral Session 4: Viral infections of Swine 1, Chair: Sánchez-Vizcaíno JM.
  • “Sequencing of the tandem repeat sequences (TRS) within the intergenic region between the multigene family 505 9R -10R genes: additional tool for subtyping genotype II African swine fever (ASF) isolates”, Gallardo C, Elsukova A, Woźniakowski G, Nieto R, Soler A, Sánchez-Vizcaíno JM, Igolkin A, Arias M.

 Congress program

Epidemiological surveillance and innovative systems for the early detection of diseases in swine and cattle industry

Vigilancia Epidemiológica y sistemas innovadores de detección temprana de enfermedades en el sector porcino y bovino

The event is organized by the Vet + i Foundation, the Veterinary Health Surveillance Center (VISAVET). Expert speakers in animal health will represent, among others, the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, the National Association of Porcine Cattle Producers (ANPROGAPOR) and the Spanish Association of Producers of Beef Cattle (ASOPROVAC). Next Monday, July 23, Madrid. Free access.

Main speeches will focus on the surveillance of animal diseases, from the economic and health point of view, the biosecurity and design of new diagnostic methods, the early detection systems, based on new technologies, and the innovations in surveillance of animal diseases, specifically in porcine and bovine livestock species.

Aimed to professionals of Animal Health (industry, veterinarians, researchers, etc.).

This activity is part of the Operational Group 2018 entitled "Epidemiological Surveillance and transfer: detection of diseases in swine and cattle populations". 

Event date and place: Next Monday, July 23 at the facilities of the Veterinary Health Surveillance Center (VISAVET) at the Complutense University of Madrid, Puerta de Hierro Avenue, NN, 28040, Madrid, morning.